Excellent Book in Excellent Slip Case (as pictured) issued with out Dust Jacket. This is the Limited 1st Edition, 1st Printing - Signed and Numbered by the Author. Gold Leaf embossed images on the front cover with same lettering on the end. Gold embossed on the Slip Case. The story of a heroine who changes her destiny and her world - Thrilling and Imaginative, a Luminous world both alien and uncannily familiar, a wild ride. This item securely packaged and shipped in a sturdy box. Wonderful Collectors Edition. N° de ref. de la librería 002795
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Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive, where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only religion. But Flora is not like other bees. With circumstances threatening the hive's survival, her curiosity is regarded as a dangerous flaw, but her courage and strength are assets. She is allowed to feed the newborns in the royal nursery and then to become a forager, flying alone and free to collect nectar and pollen. A feat of bravery grants her access to the Queen's inner sanctum, where she discovers mysteries about the hive that are both profound and ominous.
But when Flora breaks the most sacred law of all?daring to challenge the Queen's preeminence?enemies abound, from the fearsome fertility police who enforce the hive's strict social hierarchy to the high priestesses jealously wedded to power. Her deepest instincts to serve and sacrifice are now overshadowed by a greater power: a fierce maternal love that will bring her into conflict with her conscience, her heart, and her society?and lead her to perform unthinkable deeds.
Thrilling, suspenseful, and spectacularly imaginative, The Bees and its dazzling young heroine will forever change the way you look at the world outside your window.
Título: The Bees
Editorial: Fourth Estate, UK
Año de publicación: 2014
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: As New
Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Edición: First Edition.
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