Burial rites

Burial rites Hannah Kent Picador, Pan Macmillan Australia 2013   The story: Agnes Magnúsdóttir, a young Icelandic woman is destined for execution for murdering two men in 1829. The story of exactly what happened leading up to the night of the murders is told in a few ways – official letters, short poems, witness testimonials,… Continue reading Burial rites

Go set a watchman

Go set a watchman Harper Lee 2015 William Heinemann The story: This book, of course, follows the same characters from To kill a mockingbird, published in 1960. This time, the setting is the same in Maycomb, Alabama but twenty-six year-old Jean-Louise Finch is no longer called Scout and she is merely visiting her father, Atticus,… Continue reading Go set a watchman