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 Read: and Other StoriesUser Review - ✟ℜoxanne✟(Death by ▀ook Avalanche) - Goodreads
Well...I finished it but I didn't enjoy it. I found the collection of short stories to be very depressing and once I had finished each one I felt like I had missed the point completely. I just didn't ... Read full review
Review: The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read: and Other StoriesUser Review - Matt Hunt - Goodreads
Simple, comfortable, remarkable and odd. Reading this collection of short stories was like sitting by the fire with a mug of tea in a old woollen jumper on a snowy winters day. Read full review