Publish date: 27-02-2014
Pages no: 355
Edition language: English
I was surprised how much I liked listening to this novel. It felt dark and as the story continued, I started to have feelings for the woman who was just waiting for her sentence to be carried out. The farmer’s wife was not too happy to have this prisoner in her house but she had no choice. They ch...
***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...
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 ...
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