The Beekeeper

byKeith HendersonIllustratorNormand Cousineau

March 15, 1990|
The Beekeeper by Keith Henderson
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Young, impressionable, twenty-year-old Walter Taylor flees his suburban home in search of freedom and adventure and stumbles into more than he bargained for. Set in a chaotic bee-farm at the height of the 1960s, home to a bohemian, European-born artist and his mistresses, The Beekeeper is filled with allusion, irony, and high humour, yet sets in stark relief the fund of violence and ignorance that underlay the romantic dreams of the 1960s.

Henderson has written a hilarious satirical portrait of the last generation's counter-culture movement, as well as an original and thought-provoking assessment that what produced this rebellion was to a large measure, transplanted European ideas originating not only in the last century but beyond.

Keith Henderson was born in Montreal. Educated at McGill, Concordia, and the University of Toronto, he taught English at Vanier College in Montreal for many years. He was elected leader of Quebec''s Equality Party in 1993. He was an intervener in the historic 1998 Supreme Court of Canada decision on unilateral declarations of independ...
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Title:The Beekeeper
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:150 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.34 in
Shipping dimensions:150 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.34 in
Published:March 15, 1990
Publisher:DC BOOKS
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780919688216

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