The Glass Bees by Ernst Jünger

"The Glass Bees" is a novel set in a future dystopian society, where technology has advanced to the point where robotic bees are being used for honey production. The story follows a former cavalryman who, desperate for employment, accepts a job from a powerful technocrat to test out these mechanical bees. As the protagonist gets more involved in the technocrat's world, he begins to question the morality and implications of such advancements, leading to a deep exploration of the intersection between technology and nature, and the potential consequences of unchecked technological progress.

The 2472nd greatest book of all time


Published
1957
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-250
Words
31,000
Original Language
German

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