Burial Rites

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Pub Date: 27/02/2014
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447233176
Availability: In Stock
Quick overview A Dubray Books Favourite Book of 2014. 'A beautiful and compelling novel about murder and regret set against the harsh landscape of 19th century Iceland.' Josie van Embden, Dun Laoghaire.
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD. 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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