Burial Rites

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Burial Rites
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AuthorHannah Kent
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
GenreNovel
PublisherPan Macmillan, Australia
Publication date
2013
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages338
ISBN9781742612829

Burial Rites (2013) is a novel by Australian author Hannah Kent, based on a true story.

Plot summary[edit]

Burial Rites tells the story of Agnes Magnúsdóttir, a servant in northern Iceland who was condemned to death after the murder of two men, one of whom was her employer, and became the last woman put to death in Iceland.[1]

Notes[edit]

  • Burial Rites was included in the VCE text response texts from 2014.
  • Dedication: For my Family

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Interviews[edit]

  • The Australian - "Hannah Kent's debut novel Burial Rites is written in cold blood" by Stephen Romei[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Film[edit]

In 2017, it was announced that Luca Guadagnino will direct a film adaptation starring Jennifer Lawrence.[6]

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