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The Boy Who Taught The Beekeeper To Read

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The Boy Who Taught The Beekeeper To Read by Susan Hill
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A young school boy visiting his aunt's country house finds company and friendship with the gentle beekeeper and begins teaching the man to read, so that it seems nothing can ever intrude upon their closeness. A young country girl fights against becoming a downtrodden domestic skivvy like her dead mother, while another young girl reaches a delicate understanding with an elderly blind man as they walk along the beach together. On another beach a more sinister plot unfolds as a gang of boys plan the most wicked deed they can conceive of-

Author Biography

Susan Hill has been a professional writer for over fifty years. Her books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John Llewellyn Rhys and the Somerset Maugham; and have been shortlisted for the Booker. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I'm the King of the Castle and A Kind Man; and she has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories. The play of her ghost story The Woman in Black has been running in London's West End since 1988. She is married with two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.
Release date NZ
June 3rd, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
224
Dimensions
129x198x14
ISBN-13
9780099458951
Product ID
1721381

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