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Burial rites: a novel

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subject_facetIceland -- Fiction
Murder -- Iceland -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Women murderers -- Fiction
title_displayBurial rites : a novel
title_fullBurial Rites A Novel
Burial rites : a novel / Hannah Kent
title_shortBurial rites
title_suba novel
topic_facetFiction
Literature
Murder
Suspense
Thriller
Women murderers