The Hive, Paperback Book

The Hive Paperback

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Ever since men first hunted for honeycomb in rocks and daubed pictures of it on cave walls, the honeybee has been seen as one of the wonders of nature: social, industrious, beautiful, terrifying.

No other creature has inspired in humans an identification so passionate, persistent or fantastical.

In this gem of a book, award-winning writer Bee Wilson explores the magical world of the honeybee.

From the hive to honey, from beekeepers to honeymooners, via Aristotle, Shakespeare, Napoleon and Sherlock Holmes, here is a book that delights and surprises at every turn. And there is even a recipe or two.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages, Throughout
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Apiculture (beekeeping)
  • ISBN: 9780719565984

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