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Burial rites : a novel
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More Details
Published:
New York : Back Bay Books, Little Brown and Company, 2014.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Physical Desc:
322, 14 pages : map ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316243926, 9780316243919 : HRD, 0316243914 : HRD, 0316243922, 9780316243926, 0316243922

Notes

General Note
Originally published: Australia : Picador, 2013. Originally published in in hardcover in North America by Little, Brown, 2013.
General Note
Includes reading group guide.
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. 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 sensationalstory they've heard. . . . BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place --,provided by publisher.
Description
Set against Iceland's stark landscape, this story evokes a dramatic existence in a distant tme and place. Here the author 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. But will their new knowledge be enough to save Agnes? -- Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kent, H. (2014). Burial rites: a novel. First Back Bay paperback edition. New York: Back Bay Books, Little Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kent, Hannah, 1985-. 2014. Burial Rites: A Novel. New York: Back Bay Books, Little Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kent, Hannah, 1985-, Burial Rites: A Novel. New York: Back Bay Books, Little Brown and Company, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kent, Hannah. Burial Rites: A Novel. First Back Bay paperback edition. New York: Back Bay Books, Little Brown and Company, 2014. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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