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Burial Rites - Hannah Kent
Burial Rites
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4.03 400
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316243919 (0316243914)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
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Her Fine Eyes
Her Fine Eyes rated it
0.0 Burial Rites
***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...
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5.0 Burial Rites
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...
All about me
All about me rated it
5.0 Burial Rites
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 ...
Anna's Bibliotheca
Anna's Bibliotheca rated it
“Haunting” is the best word to describe this début novel by Hannah Kent. Set in the nineteenth century Iceland, the novel deals with matter of perception: how do you see yourself and how others see you. The novel also gently introduces the reader to the historical Iceland. Agnes Magnúsdóttir - ce...
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