By Hannah Kent
Una hazaña impresionante…Ritos funerarios puede compararse con Alias Grace de Margaret Atwood y con los angeles verdadera historia de los angeles banda de Kelly de Peter Carey. The Sunday Times
Un argumento excelente…y una fábula fascinante que cuenta de lo que Agnes fue realmente culpable Susannah Meadows, the recent York Times
Basada en los angeles historia genuine de los angeles última mujer decapitada en Islandia, acusada del brutal asesinato de dos hombres, Ritos funerarios es una novela de suspense y de pasiones íntimas con el trasfondo del paisaje helado de los angeles Islandia del siglo XIX. Agnes, mientras espera los angeles hora de su ejecución, es confinada en l. a. granja de un matrimonio y de sus dos hijas. Horrorizada, los angeles familia ni siquiera quiere hablar con ella. Tan solo el joven ayudante de un pastor intenta comprenderla y salvar su alma. A medida que sus conversaciones progresan y el invierno deja su huella, el dilema se afianza: ¿fue Agnes culpable o no de los terribles hechos de que l. a. acusan?
Hannah Kent, con su primera novela, un éxito ya en veinte idiomas, ha escrito «una de las mejores novelas criminales nórdicas» (The Independent).
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It is sad that people cannot earn a living. It's so different from America. Of course, not everyone is rich. But it is easier to earn a living. " "Ja, our brother lives there," Carl explained confidently. "I owned many acres in Texas at one time. I had large cotton farms. My uncle and I were in business together. " Carl listened carefully to the man's words. He knew that this new land was full of opportunity. Page 31 They ate lunch later in the day in a large dining room. Carl stared at the table full of good food.
Christina exclaimed. " After eating the rich, cheesy custard, Carl and Christina Page 35 complemented Mrs. Fosberg's cooking. Pleased, she showed them the room they'd share that night. ''I'll drive you to the train in the morning," Pastor Fosberg said. "The train leaves early. " The next morning Carl and Christina told the Fosbergs goodbye. Carl was grateful for the pleasant visit. Mr. Anderson was right; the Swedish people help each other in the new land. He waved as the train left for Central Texas.
Summary: In 1880 fifteen-year-old Carl Olsson leaves Sweden to work on his brother's farm in Texas. Title. M9275Go 1994 [Fic]-dc20 93-38928 CIP AC Page iii For these Swedish Americans dear to my heart: Leslie, David, Mark, Paul, Christopher, and Matthew Page iv This book is fiction but was inspired by the life of Claus Munson, who came to Texas as a fifteen-year-old in 1880 and might have had the same experiences as Carl. Page v Contents 1. Southern Sweden, 1880 1 2. Walpurgis Night, a Swedish Celebration 9 3.
Ritos funerarios by Hannah Kent