Burial Rites

Worm Beck is a farm owner, a friend of Natan’s, and Agnes’s former employer. Agnes enjoyed working for Worm, who seems to be a good man, and who always gave them enough food. Natan sometimes leaves his homestead to go spend time at Worm’s farm, and it is there that he first meets Agnes.
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Worm Beck Character Timeline in Burial Rites

The timeline below shows where the character Worm Beck appears in Burial Rites. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7
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...him about Natan, and Agnes says that she met Natan when she was working on Worm Beck’s farm. Before that, Agnes had gone in search of her father. Magnús had become... (full context)
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On her way to Worm’s farm, Agnes ran into her little brother Jóas. Jóas was excited to see her. Agnes... (full context)
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...point. María told her that Natan had left Rósa and bought his own farm near Worm’s. Natan had also tried to change his last name from Ketilsson to a Danish one,... (full context)
Chapter 8
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...for having been arrested for killing animals for fun. Agnes says she walked Natan to Worm and then rejoined María in the field. Agnes told her about Natan’s visit and María... (full context)
Chapter 11
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...said she could marry whoever she wanted. Christmas came and went and Daníel returned to Worm’s farm. Sigga had become moody since her engagement, and seemed worried about what might happen... (full context)
Chapter 12
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...in, though Natan had told her not to. Sigga said that Natan left to treat Worm, who had fallen ill. Fridrik then began looking through the house for money. After failing... (full context)