The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

The History of Bees

Climate Quartet #1

Maja Lunde with Diane Oatley

352 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction science fiction challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

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, to their ch...

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Moods

reflective 66%
emotional 52%
sad 43%
informative 39%
hopeful 27%
challenging 26%
dark 26%
mysterious 18%
inspiring 16%
adventurous 12%
tense 12%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 45%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 22% | Character: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 37% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 26%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 37% | Yes: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 65% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.64

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