Burial Rites : The BBC Between the Covers Book Club Pick-9781035038626

Burial Rites : The BBC Between the Covers Book Club Pick

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Author(s): Kent, Hannah,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 07/03/2024,
Pagination: 384 pages,
Series: Picador Collection,
Imprint: Picador,
Published By: PAN MACMILLAN ,
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 23
ISBN13/EAN/SKU: 9781035038626

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and a BBC Between the Covers Book Club pick!'Outstanding' – Madeline Miller, author of Circe'Gripping, intriguing and unique' – Kate Mosse, author of The Burning ChambersNorthern 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 . . .

Based on actual events, Burial Rites by Hannah Kent is a dark, thrilling work of historical fiction, and a beautiful and gripping read.

'One of the best Scandinavian crime novels I've read' – Independent'Remarkable' – Sunday Times'A must-read' – GraziaShorlisted for the Guardian First Book AwardShortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary AwardsOne of the many extraordinary books featured in the Picador Collection.