The Hive

The Hive

[a Novel]

Book - 2013
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It's the start of another school year at St. Ambrose. While the children are busy in the classroom, their mothers are learning sharper lessons. Lessons in friendship. Lessons in betrayal. Lessons in the laws of community, the transience of power and how to get invited to lunch. Beatrice, undisputed queen bee. Ruler, by Divine Right, of all school fundraising, this year, last year, and, surely, for many to come. Heather is desperate to volunteer, desperate to be noticed, desperate to belong. Georgie is desperate for a cigarette. Rachel is watching them all, keeping her distance. But soon to discover that the line between amused observer and miserable outcast is a thin one.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013
Edition: 1st North American ed
ISBN: 9780316234795
0316234796
Branch Call Number: F HOR NVD
Characteristics: 343 p. ; 25 cm

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Sep 25, 2014

Definitely slapstick comededy of manners as stated. Comparing a bunch of suburban cliquey mothers to a hive of bees (complete with a queen) was hilarious.
No in-depth characterization though - hard to tell the characters apart.

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