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Burial Rites 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 T Ti, 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


10 thoughts on “Burial Rites

  1. says:

    I cannot write a review that can do this book justice This is what goes through my head I am so happy I give few books five stars, because then when I run into a book this good my five star rating means something You need a strong stomach for this book I have warned you Once you start you will not be able to read or do anything else There is NO humor in this book I always need humor, except NOT here Don t ask me why I just didn t need it I was riveted from start to finish I neede I cannot write a review that can do this book justice This is what goes through my head I am so happy I give few books five stars, because then when I run into a book this good my five star rating means something You need a strong stomach for this book I have warned you Once you start you will not be able to read or do anything else There is NO humor in this book I always need humor, except NOT here Don t ask me why I just didn t need it I was riveted from start to finish I needed to understand the relationships that lie at the core of what happened I was so focused on understanding the why, I didn t have any need for humor Humor simply doesn t belong in this book This is Nordic historic...


  2. says:

    Bleak but beautiful.


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    They will say Agnes and see the spider, the witch caught in the webbing of her own fateful weaving They might see the lamb circled by ravens, bleating for a lost mother But they will not see me I will not be thereOn 12 January, 1830, the last instance of capital punishment in Iceland occurred when Fri rik Sigur sson and Agnes Magn sd ttir were executed in Vatnsdalsh lar in H navatnss sla, for the murder of two men While often painted as monstrous , a cold blooded murderer, a figurThey will say Agnes and s...


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    Well, this ain t Little House On The Prairie and Toti, I have a feeling we re not in Kansas any Through Hannah Kent s research we are transported to the early 1800 s of rural Icelandic farming life With her considerable talent for writing,research and her imagination for speculative biography we are privy to the story of Agnes Magnusdottir Iceland s last female convicted murderer, sentenced to public execution.Agnes has suffered through a life of hardships Through all that beset h Well, this ain t Little House On The Prairie and Toti, I have a feeling we re not in Kansas any Through Hannah Kent s research we are transported to the early 1800 s of rural Icelandic farming life With her considerable talent for writing,research and her imagination for speculative biography we are privy to the story of Agnes Magnusdottir Iceland s last female convicted murderer, sentenced to public execution.Agnes has suffered through a life of hardships Through all that beset her, she remained a hard working woman, intelligent and worthy of anyone s friendship Yet because of her status as a bastard child and nothingthan a pauper, friendships are virtually nonexistent Iceland is a cold, cold environment Provided here is a link to an interview with Ms.Kent that I found interesting Hannah Kent discusses Burial Rites and speculative biography.https www.youtube.com watch v Q8gICpage ...


  5. says:

    So haunting, so beautiful.


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    It is the early nineteenth century Agnes Magn sd ttir is charged with the murder of two men and is delivered to a small house on an isolated farm in northern Iceland, where she must tend to daily chores and seek spiritual guidance from a priest named Toti, while she awaits her execution They will see the whore, the madwoman, the murderess, the female dripping blood into the grass and laughing with her mouth choked with dirt They will say Agnes and see the spider, the witch caught in the web It is the early nineteenth century Agnes Magn sd ttir is charged with the murder of two men and is delivered to a small house on an isolated farm in northern Iceland, where she must tend to daily chores and seek spiritual guidance from a priest named Toti, while she awaits her execution They will see the whore, the madwoman, the murderess, the female dripping blood into the grass and laughing with her mouth choked with dirt They will say Agnes and see the spider, the witch caught in the webb...


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    The writing is magnificent and fragile from the first sentence. They said I must die They said that I stole the breath from men, and now they must steal mine A woman waits her public execution in Iceland in 1829faces her mortality Gloomy, distressing, haunting, and captivating Off...


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    What sort of woman kills men In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magn sd ttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men.Agnes is sent to wait out the time leading to her execution on the farm of District Officer J n J nsson, his wife and their two daughters Horrified to have a convicted murderess in their midst, the family avoids speaking with Agnes Only T ti, the young assistant reverend appointed as Agnes spiritual guardian, is compelled to try to understand her, asWhat sort of woman kills men In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magn sd ttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men.Agnes is sent to wait out the time leading to her execution on the farm of District Officer J n J nsson, his wife and their two daughters Horrified to have a convicted murderess in their midst, the family avoids speaking with Agnes Only T ti, the young assistant reve...


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  10. says:

    I have literally just closed the covers on this book and my heart feels heavy A novel based on true events and characters, Burial Rites tells the story of Agnes Magnusdottir a woman condemned to death for the murder of her employer This was a haunting read from the eerie prose, dripping in darkness, to the ravens that constantly circle the farms, waiting for a sign of vulnerability from the animals Hannah Kent creates the atmosphere of rural Iceland in the 1800 s with flawless accuracy I c I have literally just closed the covers on this book and my heart feels heavy A novel based on true events and characters, Burial Rites tells the story of Agnes Magnusdottir a woman condemned to death for the murder of her employer This was a haunting read from the eerie prose, dripping in darkness, to the ravens that constantly circle the farms, waiting for a sign of vulnerability from the animals Hannah Kent creates the atmosphere of rural Iceland in the 1800 ...