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An astonishing, richly interwoven story from number-one best-selling author Joanne M. Harris (The Gospel of Loki, Chocolat)

Long ago and far away,

Far away and long ago,

The world was honeycomb, we know,

The worlds were honeycomb.

The beauty of stories is that you never know where they will take you. Full of dreams and nightmares, Honeycomb is an entrancing mosaic novel of original fairy tales from best-selling author Joanne M. Harris. Dark, gripping and brilliantly imaginative, these magical tales will soon have you in their thrall.

Each original tale is a small piece of the larger picture - a clue or a message, a theme, or a warning - interwoven with the tale of the Lacewing King as he travels the worlds and encounters a multitude of characters: a toymaker who wants to create the perfect wife, a princess whose heart is won by words, not actions, a tiny dog whose confidence far outweighs his size and the vengeful Spider Queen and deadly Harlequin....

Press play, and be swept up in the adventure.

Perfect for fans of Sandman, The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye, Piranesi and The Midnight Library, this tour de force is a beautiful achievement, from two exceptional creators at the top of their game.

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Beeautiful

I was hooked almost at the beginning of the book. Wonderful concept. Lots of intricate details like the labyrinth itself but all comes together beautifully 🐝👑

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This book was an absolute feast of magic.

I always feel so privileged when Joanne Harris opens up the landscape of her mind, and allows The Folk in.
She has always felt a bit fae around the edges.
We are all of us alive on this earth at the same time as a truly great weaver of stories.
This book is a collection of interlocking fairy tales.
I grew up in the 80’s, and I can remember listen to fairy tale’s on LP’s. They were dark and twisted, and punctuated with little bursts of music, just like this.
I also have this book in hard back. The illustrations are done by Charles Vass, and are beautiful; he is like a modern day Arthur Rackham.

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