Thursday, 24 July 2014

Burial Rites Review...



Some of you may know that I am a very slow reader and I am known to start so many books and never finish them, mostly because I have the shortest attention span, but deep deep down I genuinely wish I read more. I was sent this book a few (or more) months ago, but hadn't had time to start it properly until recently I started it again and I got really hooked.

Without giving too much away this book is set in Iceland (a place I now want to visit even more!) and based around the life of a young girl called Agnes who had committed a murder. She was forced to stay with a family on a remote farm until her execution. Burial tells the story of time with the family during a winter over 200 years ago. I really enjoy reading books like this where you get to know the characters, and you get so hooked that you feel like you know them. I remember finishing this book whist on the way to work one morning and it left me feel a little eerie.

This book is so compelling and and gripping, I highly recommend this book to you all.

What have you been reading? Please let me know if you have read this, I'd love to know your thoughts!

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4 comments:

  1. I am obsessed with all things Icelandic at the moment so this should be making it way to my kindle.

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    1. Then you'll love this! So good would love to know what you think if you do read it :)

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  2. I expect it was a bit hard to get in to, glad you persevered & enjoyed it. I prefer more of a LA, New York location for my reading but the books I read are a bit Chic Lit.

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    1. I am the exact same I love the I heart books by Lindsey Kelk! But I would love to get into more thriller kind of books too :) want to start Gone Girl! x

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