The Bees (Large Print / Hardcover)

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May 2014 Indie Next List


“This book is completely amazing. Paull uses real bee behavior as the basis for a tale of complex hive society, complete with a religion, a caste system, and threats from the outside world. The heroine, Flora 717, is an abnormally large and intelligent bee. Her size and strength give her opportunities to work at a variety of jobs, and as she begins to uncover the dark secrets of the hive, Flora makes a decision that could change the future of her entire hive. Well-crafted and filled with intrigue and action, this is a brilliant, thought-provoking, and completely original debut that does for bees what Richard Adams did for rabbits in Watership Down.”
— Flannery Fitch, Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

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The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781410472083
ISBN-10: 1410472086
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2014
Pages: 491
Language: English