The Good People

The Good People

by Hannah Kent, Elena Oseneva

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Overview

From the author of Burial Rites, "a literary novel with the pace and tension of a thriller that takes us on a frightening journey towards an unspeakable tragedy."-Paula Hawkins, bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water Based on true events in nineteenth century Ireland, Hannah Kent's startling new novel tells the story of three women, drawn together to rescue a child from a superstitious community. Nora, bereft after the death of her husband, finds herself alone and caring for her grandson Micheal, who can neither speak nor walk. A handmaid, Mary, arrives to help Nora just as rumors begin to spread that Micheal is a changeling child who is bringing bad luck to the valley. Determined to banish evil, Nora and Mary enlist the help of Nance, an elderly wanderer who understands the magic of the old ways. Set in a lost world bound by its own laws, THE GOOD PEOPLE is Hannah Kent's startling new novel about absolute belief and devoted love. Terrifying, thrilling and moving in equal measure, this follow-up to Burial Rites shows an author at the height of her powers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9785001310679
Publisher: Sindbad
Publication date: 01/29/2019
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 369
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Ханна КЕНТ родилась в 1985 году в Аделаиде, Южная Австралия. "Темная вода" — ее вторая книга. Первая, вышедшая в 2013 году "Вкус дыма", о трагической судьбе Агнес Магнусдоттир, обвиненной в 1829 году в Северной Исландии в убийстве двух человек, была издана общим тиражом более пяти миллионов экземпляров на двадцати восьми языках. Ханна — соучредитель и издательский директор австралийского литературного журнала Kill Your Darlings. Живет в Мельбурне.

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