The Boy Who Taught The Beekeeper To Read: and Other Stories
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 plans the most wicked deed.
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Review: The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to ReadUser Review - Cecily - Goodreads
Having just finished one book of short stories, I didn't expect to follow it with another, but I found this lying around and after I read the very contrasting reviews on GR, decided to make up my own ... Read full review
Review: The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to ReadUser Review - Rachel - Goodreads
What a depressing collection of stories! (Hence the 2 stars.) The characters are haunted by ghosts of unpleasant relatives, memories of their childhoods and mostly guilty, bitter or discontent. If I ... Read full review