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The bees

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Paull, Laline.
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2
Trying to figure out if this book is for you? Did you like Watership Down as a kid? Then I'd say you'll like The Bees. I signed this book out because twice in one week it came into conversation, because I thought the premise was interesting. But to be honest I didn't really like it. I found the pacing odd and didn't love following the main character (a lowest-caste bee, who it turns out has extraordinary potential, and ends up carrying out tasks that are way above her supposed skill level.)
Jackie (Staff) (Hespeler Library)
30/01/16
5
Told from the viewpoint of a mutant bee who survives in the hive because she has highly developed skills, this fantasy has a medieval quality about it. A strong narrative with fascinating characters! An original, quick, and satisfying read.
Angela Caretta (Staff) (Hespeler Library)
28/04/15