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The bees

Author: Laline Paull
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born into the lowest class of her society, Flora 717 is a sanitation bee, only fit to clean her orchard hive. Yet Flora has talents that are not typical of her kin. And while mutant bees are usually instantly destroyed, Flora is reassigned to feed the newborns, before becoming a forager, collecting pollen on the wing. Then she finds her way into the Queen's inner sanctum, where she discovers secrets both sublime  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laline Paull
ISBN: 9780007557721 0007557728 9780007558506 0007558503
OCLC Number: 872700671
Description: 346 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Laline Paull.

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Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize for New Fiction 2015Enter a whole new world, in this thrilling debut novel set entirely within a  Read more...

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`[A] gripping Cinderella/Arthurian tale with lush Keatsian adjectives' Margaret Atwood, via Twitter`Beautifully written and unusual ... Captivating ... A brave and original story that highlights our Read more...

 
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