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Burial rites

Author: Hannah Kent
Publisher: Sydney : Picador, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Agnes is sent to wait out the time leading to her execution on the farm of District Officer Jon Jonssonm, his wife and their two daughters. Horrifeid to have a convicted murderess in their midst, the family avoids speaking with Agnes. Only Toti, the young assistant reverend appointed as Agnes's spiritual guardian, is compelled to try to understand her, as he attempts to salvage her soul. As the summer months fall  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Agnes Magnusdottir; Agnes Magnúsdóttir
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Kent
ISBN: 9781742612829 1742612822 9781447235651 1447235657
OCLC Number: 853251151
Awards: Winner of Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists 2014
Winner of ABIA & Booktopia People's Choice Awards: Fiction Book of the Year 2014
Winner of Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) Awards: Christina Stead Award 2014
Winner of ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2014
Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2014
Winner of Victorian Premier's Literary Award 2014
Winner of Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014
Short-listed for Stella Prize 2014
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2013 (UK)
Long-listed for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2014 (UK)
Long-listed for Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Description: 338 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hannah Kent.


'This compelling, ripped-from-real-life tale reminds me of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace' Karin Slaughter, best-selling author of Kisscut LONGLISTED FOR THE 2013 GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD  Read more...


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