Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

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'This compelling, ripped-from-real-life tale reminds me of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace' Karin Slaughter, best-selling author of Kisscut
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD. SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2015. Northern Iceland, 1829. 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. Only she can know the truth. This is Agnes's story.

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SKU GOR005512731
Title Burial Rites
Author By (author) Hannah Kent
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 1447233174
ISBN 13 9781447233176
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Stella Prize 2014. Shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award 2013. Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2014. Long-listed for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2014.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD. SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2015. Northern Iceland, 1829. 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. Only she can know the truth. This is Agnes's story.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005512731
Title Burial Rites
Author By (author) Hannah Kent
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 1447233174
ISBN 13 9781447233176
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Stella Prize 2014. Shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award 2013. Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2014. Long-listed for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2014.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.