10 Books About Insects

And you thought midgies were bad...

Summer brings some great things - sunshine, warmth, endless ice cream eating opportunities. But it has a dark side. A dark side with wings. A dark side that buzzes. A dark side that bites. If you're beseiged by an insect invasion this summer, we feel your pain. We've put together this list of books to reassure ourselves that things could be much, much worse...

Port Mortuary cover

1. Port Mortuary

Patricia Cornwell
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2. Starship Troopers

Robert Heinlein
The Acid House by Irvine Welsh

4. The Acid House

Irvine Welsh
Perdido Street Station cover

5. Perdido Street Station

China Miéville
Angelmaker cover

7. Angelmaker

Nick Harkaway
The Bees cover

9. The Bees

Laline Paull

List created by

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Sarah Barrie

Sarah is Scottish Book Trust's Website Manager

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