Blind Huber by Nick Flynn
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Blind Huber
By Nick Flynn

Blind Huber

By (author) See other recent books by Nick Flynn
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $28.84
Your Price: $25.96 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.88! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.30 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Blind Huber by Nick Flynn

Book Description

Award-winning poet Nick Flynn takes readers into the dangerous and irresistible center of the hive"I sit in a body & think of a body, I picture""Burnens' hands, my words""make them move. I say, plunge them into the hive, ""& his hands go in."-from "Blind Huber"Blindness does not deter Francois Huber-the eighteenth-century beekeeper-in his quest to learn about bees through their behavior. Through an odd, but productive arrangement, Huber's assistant Burnens becomes his eyes, his narrator as he goes about his work. In Nick Flynn's extraordinary new collection, Huber and Burnens speak and so do the bees. The strongest virgin waits silently to kill the other virgins; drones are "made of waiting"; the swarm attempts to protect the queen. It is a cruel existence. Everyone sacrifices for the sweet honey, except the human hand that harvests it all in a single afternoon."Blind Huber" is about the body, love, and devotion and also about the limits of what can be known and what will forever be unknown. Nick Flynn's bees and keepers-sometimes in a state of magnificent pollen-drunk dizziness-view the world from a striking and daring perspective."

Buy Blind Huber book by Nick Flynn from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781555973735
ISBN-10: 1555973736
Format: Paperback
(171mm x 127mm x 8mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Pan Macmillan
Publisher: Pan Macmillan South Africa
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: South Africa

Other Editions...

Books By Author Nick Flynn

Guernica by Nick Flynn Guernica, Paperback (June 2016)

A "Guernica "magazine anthology of the best features, interviews, fiction, poetry and "Guernica Daily "articles published over the past year.

Marilyn Minter - Pretty/Dirty by Nick Flynn Marilyn Minter - Pretty/Dirty, Hardback (April 2015)

"Published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. ... on the occasion of the exhibition Marilyn Minter: pretty/dirty. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, April 17-August 2, 2015; Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, September 18, 2015-January 31, 2016; [and two other places]"--Colophon.

Wound by Nick Flynn Wound, Paperback (February 2015)

"Where is your wound?" asks Jean Genet in the lines Laurent Mauvignier uses as an epigraph to The Wound . By the time we have finished this four-part novel, we realise that for many the wound lies four decades back in "the Events" that people have tried not to talk about ever since: the Algerian War.

Funk & Wag from A to Z by Nick Flynn Funk & Wag from A to Z, Hardback (August 2014)

Features thousands of images rendered by photomechanical reproduction that served a populist, mid-century encyclopaedia are reconfigured with 21st-century hindsight and idiosyncratic connections that convey social and artistic commentaries.

» View all books by Nick Flynn


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Blind Huber book by Nick Flynn and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn's first collection of poems, "Some Ether," received numerous awards, including the 1999 "Discovery" /" The Nation" Award and the 1999 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, as well as several other prizes and honors. He is currently working on a memoir about his father. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Nick Flynn close
Guernica by Nick Flynn
Marilyn Minter - Pretty/Dirty by Nick Flynn
Wound by Nick Flynn
Guernica by Nick Flynn
Funk & Wag from A to Z by Nick Flynn
Prisons & Punishment by Nick Flynn
Reenactments by Nick Flynn
Criminal Behaviour in Context by Nick Flynn
Being Flynn by Nick Flynn
Ticking Is the Bomb by Nick Flynn
Criminal Behaviour in Context by Nick Flynn
Alice Invents a Little Game and Alice Always Wins by Nick Flynn
Ticking is the Bomb by Nick Flynn
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn
Blind Huber by Nick Flynn
» close