The Death of a Beekeeper


  • ISBN13: 9780811208109
  • Condition: NEW
  • Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark.

The Death of a Beekeeper

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Rating:4.5(6 reviews)

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  1. D. Brigandi
    5:08 am on February 18th, 2010

    He expected great things of having read the story of a dog and thoroughly enjoying it. Death of a beekeeper showed some promise at first, but never give direction to lose about a third (?) As in banalities take precidence: “You can never really appreciate things until they are in danger of losing” bla blah, blah… telenovelas are sufficient for that vision. Otherwise, the rest of the novel, written in the form of fragments in the notebooks of the protagonist, the appearance of fragments in the Papers and the idea of a novel of a writer who never put the effort in whole meat out. There are some beautiful passages, but in general, the novel is without direction and not entirely consistent. Rating: 3 / 5

  2. Anonymous
    6:15 am on February 18th, 2010

    Like the previous critic said, this book is a very powerful story of a man trying to cope with cancer and at times can make you mourn, but also laugh. Lars descriptive powers are amazing. There’s a part where a friend of his dives in the bottom of the deep current, and at the end of the chapter, I could feel the cold and damp of the current. Overall excellent book-HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Rating: 5 / 5

  3. Allison Landa
    6:21 am on February 18th, 2010

    Lyrical, spare and captivating. Think you do not care about a Swedish beekeeper dying of cancer? Guess again. Gustafsson narrator makes your world is our world, and when faced with losing him, we care. Rating: 4 / 5

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