In Praise of the Bees

In Praise of the Bees

by Kristin Gleeson

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ISBN-13: 9780993156762
Publisher: An Tig Beag Press
Publication date: 09/10/2015
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 1,182,458
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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In Praise of the Bees 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This novel is about a young women's personal and spiritual self-discovery following amnesia suffered after a mysterious and brutal beating. This novel kept my interest. I've never read a novel set during this time period. It was obviously thoroughly researched and I'm sure it was historically accurate. I would have given 4 stars if the author hadn't used so many Irish words. It was VERY distracting having to constantly refer to the glossary in the back especially with an ebook. It would have been so much easier to read if the author had translated the words to english in parentheses.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great treatment of a woman finding answers about herself and available choices in ancient Irland; but also faced by all women in all ages... to love,to hate, to trust, to accept, reject religious faith. There is a glossary of Irish words in the back which is very helpful. The characters resonated with me; i recommend reading this book.
Anonymous 8 days ago
Loved it. Loved it. Loved it. Gripping, believable, enchanting...brutal, realistic, satisfying..
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Unusual setting of time and place make this a worthwhile read. The writing and research are exemplary. Mary's Girl
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