Burial Rites Burial Rites

Burial Rites

A Novel

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Publisher Description

Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution.

Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution.

Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tv=ti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes's death looms, the farmer's wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they've heard.

Riveting and rich with lyricism, Burial Rites evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place, and asks the question, how can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others?

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
September 10
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
336
Pages
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown and Company
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
1.9
MB

Customer Reviews

mark scfd ,

Well worth the read

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It will stay with me. I enjoyed how the author wrote what felt in real time. All the way to the end. Excellent

Cheergirl2515 ,

Exhale

I look and look, read summaries and descriptions of novels, hoping to find a book like this one. This one will stay with me for a very long time. Absolutely amazing!

Napabema ,

Haunting

Beautifully written story. I wanted it to end and I feared it's ending.

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