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Burial Rites

(2013)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Book (nominee)
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Barry Awards Best First Book (nominee)
A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829.

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 Toti, 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.

Riveting and rich with lyricism, BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place, and asks the question, how can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others?

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Hardback Editions

September 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Burial Rites: A Novel
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 0-316-23980-1 / 978-0-316-23980-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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September 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Burial Rites: A Novel
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 0-316-24391-4 / 978-0-316-24391-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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August 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 1-4472-3316-6 / 978-1-4472-3316-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 0-316-24392-2 / 978-0-316-24392-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 1-4472-3317-4 / 978-1-4472-3317-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 1-4472-3565-7 / 978-1-4472-3565-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

September 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Burial Rites: A Novel
Author(s): Hannah Kent
ISBN: 1-61969-979-6 / 978-1-61969-979-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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September 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites: A Novel
Author(s): Hannah Kent
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites: A Novel
Author(s): Hannah Kent
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August 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites
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Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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August 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
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August 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites
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Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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May 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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September 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Burial Rites: A Novel
Author(s): Hannah Kent
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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August 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Burial Rites
Author(s): Hannah Kent
Publisher: Picador
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