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Margherita's Recipes for Love


Margherita's Recipes for Love



von: Elisabetta Flumeri

6,95 €

Verlag: Simon & Schuster UK
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 18.05.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781471162763
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 400

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***THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*** ';Fans of Cloud Atlas and Never Let Me Go will love The History of Bees' Good Housekeeping';Dystopian and electric, this book is set to blow minds everywhere StylistHaunting and poignant ... an important and wonderful book Dave Goulson, bestselling author of Bee Quest In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees and to their children and one another against the backdrop of an urgent, global crisis.England, 1851. William is a biologist and seed merchant, who sets out to build a new type of beehiveone that will give both him and his children honour and fame.United States, 2007. George is a beekeeper and fights an uphill battle against modern farming, but hopes that his son can be their salvation.China, 2098. Tao hand paints pollen onto the fruit trees now that the bees have long since disappeared. When Tao's young son is taken away by the authorities after a tragic accidentand is kept in the dark about his whereabouts and conditionshe sets out on a grueling journey to find out what happened to him.Haunting, illuminating, and deftly written, The History of Bees joins these three very different narratives into one gripping and thought provoking story that is just as much about the powerful relationships between children and parents as it is about our very relationship to nature and humanity. ';Haunting and poignant an important and wonderful book' Dave Goulson, author of Bee Quest ';Spectacular and deeply moving. Lunde has elegantly woven together a tale of science and science fiction, dystopia and hope, and the trials of the individual and the strengths of family' Lisa See, New York Times bestselling author ';Such is the genius of debut novelist Maja Lunde that her tale of three erasthe long past, the tenuous present and the biologically damned futureis strung on the fragile hope of the survival of bees' Jacquelyn Mitchard, New York Times bestselling author ';As a lover of honeybees and a fan of speculative fiction, I was doubly smitten by THE HISTORY OF BEES. Maja Lunde's novel is an urgent reminder of how much our survival depends on those remarkable insects. It is also a gripping account of howdespite the cruelest losseshumanity may abide and individual families can heal' Jean Hegland, author of Into the Forest ';By turns devastating and hopeful, The History of Bees resonates powerfully with our most pressing environmental concerns. Following three separate but interconnected timelines, Lunde shows us the past, the present, and a terrifying future in a riveting story as complex as a honeycomb'Bryn Greenwood, New York Times bestselling author ';Here is a story that is sweeping in scope but intimate in detail' Laura McBride, author of We Are Called to Rise

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