Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. 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. New to the library September
Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2014 and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction northern Iceland, Agnes Magnusdottir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men.Agnes is sent to wait on the farm of District Officer Jon
Northern Iceland, A woman condemned to death for murdering her lover.A family forced to take her in. A priest tasked with absolving her. But all is not as it seems, and time is running out: winter is coming, and with it the execution date.
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (Paperback, 2014) New Book
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