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  • Published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
  • Year Published: 2013
  • Description: 322 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780316243919

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Burial rites

by Kent, Hannah, 1985-

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Call number: Fiction

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Pittsfield Adult

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Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tóti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes's death looms, the farmer's wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they've heard. ... BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place

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