Burial Rites- Hannah Kent

burial rites

There’s nothing better than being told the book you have chosen is “A GREAT choice!” by someone in a bookshop, with extra emphasis on great. That’s what happened when I bought “Burial Rites” by Hannah Kent and it gave me a little thrill of anticipation. Yes, I thought, this is a great choice…I mean it must be because it’s encouraged an actual conversation between two English strangers! I left the shop buoyed up by this unlooked for piece of confirmation and could hardly wait to start it. So I did, even though I was already in the middle of another book and by rights this spur of the moment purchase should have gone to the bottom of my sizable ‘to-read’ pile. Sometimes you just have to be rebellious like that! Read more