Publish date: 2013-05-01
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
***spoilers ahead**** BURIAL RITES is lovely and poignant. The writing is beautiful. Unfortunately, since you know the ending before it happens, it fizzles a bit. Interestingly, I did not feel the same way about Madeline Miller's SONG OF ACHILLES--another novel where the ending is fixed and inevit...
Wow. What an incredibly haunting and tragic read. It was just so chilling.
Just finished reading Burial Rites for the 3rd time (Book Club Choice) and its still manages to pack a punch third time around. This is one of my 10 ten favourite books as it is just so well written and so atmospheric. Burial Rites is the extraordinary haunting debut novel by Hannah Kent an Australi...
What a book. A fantastic story told wonderfully, capturing all the nuances and humanity of the characters and their situations. None of the characters, Agnes included, are completely good or bad. Kent has managed to clearly show the inhumanity of the death penalty. Agnes journey from the farm house ...