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The death of bees a novel /

'I'm Marnie. Too young to smoke, too young to drink, too young to fuck, but who would have stopped me?' Hazlehurst housing estate, Glasgow, Christmas Eve 2006. 15-year-old Marnie and her little sister Nelly have just finished burying their parents in the back garden. Only Marnie and Nelly know how they got there.

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  • "Trying to keep the death of their parents a secret, Marnie and her little sister Nelly are on their own until several residents in Glasgow's Hazelhurst housing estate suspect that something is not right."
  • "Twee zusjes uit een asociaal gezin worstelen op een vreemde manier met het overlijden van hun ouders."
  • "'I'm Marnie. Too young to smoke, too young to drink, too young to fuck, but who would have stopped me?' Hazlehurst housing estate, Glasgow, Christmas Eve 2006. 15-year-old Marnie and her little sister Nelly have just finished burying their parents in the back garden. Only Marnie and Nelly know how they got there."@en
  • "'I'm Marnie. Too young to smoke, too young to drink, too young to fuck, but who would have stopped me?' Hazlehurst housing estate, Glasgow, Christmas Eve 2006. 15-year-old Marnie and her little sister Nelly have just finished burying their parents in the back garden. Only Marnie and Nelly know how they got there."
  • "Today is Christmas Eve.Today is my birthday.Today I am fifteen.Today I buried my parents in the backyard.Neither of them were beloved.Marnie and her little sister, Nelly, are on their own now. Only they know what happened to their parents, Izzy and Gene, and they aren't telling. While life in Glasgow's Maryhill housing estate isn't grand, the girls do have each other. Besides, it's only a year until Marnie will be considered an adult and can legally take care of them both.As the New Year comes and goes, Lennie, the old man next door, realizes that his young neighbors are alone and need his help. Or does he need theirs? Lennie takes them in?feeds them, clothes them, protects them?and something like a family forms. But soon enough, the sisters' friends, their teachers, and the authorities start asking tougher questions. As one lie leads to another, dark secrets about the girls' family surface, creating complications that threaten to tear them apart.Written with fierce sympathy and beautiful precision, told in alternating voices, The Death of Bees is an enchanting, grimly comic tale of three lost souls who, unable to answer for themselves, can answer only for one another."@en
  • "Today is Christmas Eve.Today is my birthday.Today I am fifteen.Today I buried my parents in the backyard.Neither of them were beloved. Marnie and her little sister, Nelly, are on their own now. Only they know what happened to their parents, Izzy and Gene, and they aren't telling. While life in Glasgow's Maryhill housing estate isn't grand, the girls do have each other. Besides, it's only a year until Marnie will be considered an adult and can legally take care of them both. As the New Year comes and goes, Lennie, the old man next door, realizes that his young neighbors are alone and need his help. Or does he need theirs' Lennie takes them in'feeds them, clothes them, protects them'and something like a family forms. But soon enough, the sisters' friends, their teachers, and the authorities start asking tougher questions. As one lie leads to another, dark secrets about the girls' family surface, creating complications that threaten to tear them apart. Written with fierce sympathy and beautiful precision, told in alternating voices, The Death of Bees is an enchanting, grimly comic tale of three lost souls who, unable to answer for themselves, can answer only for one another."@en

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  • "Black humor (Literature)"
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en

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  • "The death of bees a novel /"
  • "The death of bees a novel /"@en
  • "The death of bees /"
  • "The death of bees /"@en
  • "The death of bees : a novel /"
  • "The death of bees."
  • "The Death of Bees A Novel/"@en
  • "Death of Bees."