The Mountains of Instead

Championing fiction as an escape from pandemics, politics and bad TV.

You Never Can Tell With Bees (Review: The Bees by Lalline Paul)

The Bees
Lalline Paul
Ecco, 2015

I have to make an admission before we get started: I’m pretty damn scared of bees. They don’t instill the same mind-numbing terror as wasps or my new Taiwanese nemesis the giant hornet. Still, it takes a lot for me to get through a book whose cover is swarming in aphid…
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