1 edition of The insect farm found in the catalog.
The insect farm
by Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company in New York
When twenty-year-old Jonathan Maguire wakes up in a pool of blood and with a dead body beside him, his shock and grief quickly turn to panic. Being arrested for murder will prevent him from fulfilling the promise he made to his parents - that after their death he would take care of Roger, his mentally handicapped older brother. Roger lives in a strange and complex world of his own creation - populated by millions of tiny insects - his insect farm. As the police move in, it emerges that Roger may know far more than he has revealed...
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The Insect Farm is a dramatic psychological thriller about the secrets we keep from those we love most and the extent to which the people closest to us are also the most unknowable. In his astounding debut, Stuart Prebble guides us through haunting twists and jolting discoveries as a startling picture emerges: One of the Maguire brothers is a. More on Farm Insect City Utopia: Inside the 'Cricket Reactor' Jakub Dzamba did not stop at a consumer-friendly countertop farm, but has imagined whole urban landscapes that have the mass production of edible insects built in to their fabric, with heat, warmth, waste and sustainability all addressed.
Minimize insect damage with wise soil management and identify beneficial insects to put these “good bugs” to work for you. Examples of successful pest management strategies sprinkled throughout the book will stimulate your imagination to develop a more complex, more diverse ecosystem on your farm. About the Book The Insect Farm. by Stuart Prebble. An eerie debut suspense novel that explores how little one man may know his own brother and his own mind. The Maguire brothers each have their own driving, single-minded obsession. For Jonathan, it is his magnificent, talented and desirable wife, Harriet. For Roger, it is the elaborate.
Original Publish Date: eBook. Product Number: EB The Insect Farm (Book): Prebble, Stuart: When twenty-year-old Jonathan Maguire wakes up in a pool of blood and with a dead body beside him, his shock and grief quickly turn to panic. Being arrested for murder will prevent him from fulfilling the promise he made to his parents - that after their death he would take care of Roger, his mentally handicapped older brother.
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Jonathan is trying to live a normal life/5. Stuart Prebble is the author of The Insect Farm and a producer of documentary and current-affairs programs for television. He was formerly CEO of the UK television network ITV and is currently chairman of the TV production company StoryVault Films.
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Insect Farm is as strange, weird and wonderfully bizarre as they get. And I really enjoy strange and bizarre, but it is a rare author that can produce a book like this. Although it was creepy and dark, the "voice" was not depressing-dark; it was almost humorous at some points.
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The Maguire brothers each have their own driving, single-minded obsession. This is a great bug-themed book that will also help children learn size relationships. Although the book is without a plot, it will promote discussions about. Big, bigger, biggest; Small, smaller, smallest; Long, longer, longest.
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As an adolescent, Roger developed an interest in bugs that grew into an obsession when his parents allowed him to build the titular insect farm in the family’s garden shed.
The insect farm provides companionship for Roger when his brother is in school and, later, when Jonathan meets the love of his life, flautist Harriet Chalfont.
The Insect Farm is a dramatic psychological thriller about the secrets we keep from those we love most, and the extent to which the people closest to us are also the most : Little, Brown and Company. The Insect Farm is a dramatic psychological thriller about the secrets we keep from those we love most, and the extent to which the people closest to us are also the most unknowable/5(5).
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