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From a beguiling voice in Mexican fiction comes an astonishing novel – her first to be translated into English – a few mysterious little one with the facility to alter a household’s historical past in a rustic on the verge of revolution.
From the day that previous Nana Reja discovered a child deserted beneath a bridge, the lifetime of a small Mexican city ceaselessly modified. Disfigured and coated in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some locals the stuff of superstition, a toddler kissed by the satan. However he’s welcomed by landowners Francisco and Beatriz Morales, who undertake him and take care of him as if he had been their very own. As he grows up, Simonopio turns into a trigger for marvel to the Morales household, as a result of when the uncannily gifted little one closes his eyes, he can see what nobody else can – visions of all that’s but to return, each stunning and harmful. Adopted by his protecting swarm of bees and residing to ship his adoptive household from threats – each human and people of nature – Simonopio’s goal in Linares will, in time, be divined.
Set towards the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution and the devastating influenza of 1918, The Murmur of Bees captures each the destiny of a rustic in flux and the future of 1 household that has put their love, religion, and future within the unbelievable.
Sovas Award – Audiobook Narration – Fiction, Greatest Voiceover – 2019