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The Way of the Bees: An Ovarian Yarn A.P. Clarke

The Way of the Bees: An Ovarian Yarn

A.P. Clarke

Published May 13th 1996
ISBN : 9781855941809
Hardcover
278 pages
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A completely original work from a hot new talent. 1996 and Mother Nature is in crisis. Her multinational company is having trouble imposing its newly developed regimen on the island colony of Ascourt, whose rebellious inhabitants have done away withMoreA completely original work from a hot new talent. 1996 and Mother Nature is in crisis. Her multinational company is having trouble imposing its newly developed regimen on the island colony of Ascourt, whose rebellious inhabitants have done away with males altogether, striving to create a scientific breakthrough that will allow woman-to-woman reproduction. And her lover, Saint Gubnet of Ballyvourney, has upped and left her...A brilliantly witty and imaginative combination of fantasy, detective story and affectionate satire, The Way of the Bees hurtles through many worlds: high finance in New York- low sex in London- haute cuisine in Zurich- the Celtic underworld and the Department of Agriculture- the stormy coast of West Cork and, finally, the sunshine of Florida. The whole book is also a riddle only the most astute readers will solve.