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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Picador Australia (27 September 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1743534906
  • ISBN-13: 978-1743534908
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 3 x 23.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 499 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.2 out of 5 stars280 customer ratings

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In the year 1825, in a remote valley lying between the mountains of south-west Ireland, near the Flesk river of Killarney, three women are brought together by strange and troubling events.

About the Author

Hannah Kent is the co-founder of Australian literary journal Kill Your Darlings. In 2011, she won the inaugural Writing Australia Unpublished Manuscript Award for her debut novel, Burial Rites. Since its publication in 2013, Burial Rites has been translated into nearly thirty languages and has received numerous awards and nominations.

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