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The Bees - Laline Paull
The Bees
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This brilliantly imagined debut tells the story of Flora 717, a devout young worker bee who finds herself in possession of a deadly secretFlora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive, where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved... show more
This brilliantly imagined debut tells the story of Flora 717, a devout young worker bee who finds herself in possession of a deadly secretFlora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive, where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only religion. But Flora is not like other bees. With circumstances
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B00G2BAPJW
Publisher: HarperCollins
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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