The Last Execution

The Last Execution

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Based on the true story of the last execution in Denmark's history, this novel asks a question that plagues a small Danish town in 1853: does a fifteen-year-old boy deserve to be put to death?
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781481429658
1481429655
Branch Call Number: YAF WUNG-SUNG, JESPER
Characteristics: 132 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Van Rooyen, Lindy Falk - Translator

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originofanna
Jul 08, 2016

This book was way too confusing for me. It looked so good, but was so disappointing.

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Jul 08, 2016

A young boy in Denmark is sentenced to death for murder and arson. The book follows the last 12 hours of life from the perspective of various townspeople as they try to make sense of the execution about to take place.

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Jul 08, 2016

"There are four s's in that meandering river. But there are also four i's. So there are just as many i's as there are s's; just as many men without heads, he thinks, and dives into the water"

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