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The Good People Paperback – 29 August 2017

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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.

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Hannah Kent was born in Adelaide in 1985. As a teenager she travelled to Iceland on a Rotary Exchange, where she first heard the story of Agnes Magnusdottir. Hannah is the co-founder and deputy editor of Australian literary journal Kill Your Darlings, and is completing her PhD at Flinders University. In 2011 she won the inaugural Writing Australia Unpublished Manuscript Award. Burial Rites is her first novel.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Unremittingly maudlin
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderfully atmospheric and plunges the reader straight into the culture of Ireland of previous times.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Really interesting book about a woman in 1800s Ireland who ...
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