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The Bees - Laline Paull
The Bees
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Enter a whole new world, in this thrilling debut novel set entirely within a beehive.Born into the lowest class of her society, Flora 717 is a sanitation bee, only fit to clean her orchard hive. Living to accept, obey and serve, she is prepared to sacrifice everything for her beloved holy mother,... show more
Enter a whole new world, in this thrilling debut novel set entirely within a beehive.Born into the lowest class of her society, Flora 717 is a sanitation bee, only fit to clean her orchard hive. Living to accept, obey and serve, she is prepared to sacrifice everything for her beloved holy mother, the Queen.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780007557745 (0007557744)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Georgetta
Georgetta rated it
Not something that I would normally read, but it was surprisingly enjoyable and surpassed my expectations. My inner biologist (I studied biology for my undergrad) was brought out again in me after this.
DoodlePanda reads stuff
DoodlePanda reads stuff rated it
3.0 The Bees
I'm finding it tricky to rate this book... I don't think I've read anything similar to compare it with, and to me it seems like a fairly original story. I did enjoy reading it though, it was interesting to see the life of the bees (though I'm not sure that all the facts are 100% correct). A lot of t...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it
4.0 It's the Bees Knees
#TheBees, by @LalinePaull In concept, this is an adventurous novel, which makes it a challenge to review. It's fiction, but it's clear that Paull has done a lot of research into the subject matter, so it's almost a dramatisation of biological science, just as so many early SF novels were a drama...
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