Something strange is going on in the village. A dead pig is carried through the lanes in a coffin, a heap of signposts are buried in a field and a mummy walks the streets late at night, scaring the local ladies half to death. Things have never been the same since the evacuee arrived and the Five Boys mistook him for a Nazi spy. The village has had ...Read MoreSomething strange is going on in the village. A dead pig is carried through the lanes in a coffin, a heap of signposts are buried in a field and a mummy walks the streets late at night, scaring the local ladies half to death. Things have never been the same since the evacuee arrived and the Five Boys mistook him for a Nazi spy. The village has had a whole host of visitors since: the Americans are down the road preparing for D-Day, a deserter is hiding out in the woods. But it is the arrival of the Bee King which makes the biggest impression. He is a law unto himself and has his own strange rituals, and the villagers fear that he is beginning to exert the same charm over their boys as he does over his bees.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Very nice clean tight hardback with only very light overall wear. clean tight boards. pages clean and unmarked. dust jacket is very good with only very light edge rubbing and a price sticker on back.
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Jackson, Mick., William Morrow (Harper Collins Publishers), 2001, c2001, 1st U.S. Edition, boards (hard cover), remainder mark on top edge o/w near fine with near fine dj, 279 pp, 8vo, ISBN: 006001394X, "A brilliantly captivating and distinctive tale of the impact of World War II on the home front, bringing to light a lost place and time"
Fine in Fine dust jacket. 0-571-21401-0. SIGNED on the title page. Strange things are happening in a small English village during World War II. Only 800 copies printed in hardcover. Second novel by the author of "The Underground Man, " which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.
Cover Art. Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hard Back. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. X-Library with normal flaws......The hard cover and the jacket has very light shelf wear..........We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by...
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