Burial Rites
First edition (Australia)
AuthorHannah Kent
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
GenreNovel
PublisherPan Macmillan (AUS)
Little, Brown (US)
Picador (UK)
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

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

Reviews

Interviews

Awards and nominations

Film

In 2017, it was announced that Luca Guadagnino will direct a film adaptation starring Jennifer Lawrence.[7]

References

  1. ^ Kent, Hannah 'Keep Calm and Carry On: An Unexpected Path to Publication', Kill Your Darlings, Issue 13 (April 2013)
  2. ^ "Prescribed Text List" (PDF). Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority. October 2018. Retrieved 2020-08-14.
  3. ^ "Burial Rites by Hannah Kent, review", The Guardian, 31 August 2013
  4. ^ "The Real Deal by Ben Etherington", Sydney Review of Books, 8 November 2013
  5. ^ "Hannah Kent's debut novel Burial Rites is written in cold blood" by Stephen Romei, The Australian, 20 April 2013
  6. ^ "The Nielsen BookData Booksellers' Choice Award - Australian Booksellers Association". www.booksellers.org.au. Archived from the original on 2019-07-24. Retrieved 2019-08-07.
  7. ^ Brent Lang (12 December 2017). "Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Luca Guadagnino's 'Burial Rites'". Variety.