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Burial rites : a novel / Hannah Kent
Bib ID 6298323
Format BookBook [text, cartographic image, volume]
Author
Kent, Hannah, 1985- author
 
Description New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013 
©2013 
322 pages : 1 map ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780316243919
9780316239806
Summary

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 Tóti, 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. . . . BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place --

Subjects Magnúsdóttir, Agnes -- Fiction.  |  Women murderers -- Fiction.  |  Murder -- Iceland -- Fiction.  |  Biographical fiction.  |  Iceland -- Fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Biographical fiction.

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