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Dean Koontz on His Strange New Supernatural Thriller Innocence

December 15, 2013

InnocenceDean Koontz on poisonous honey:
“If bees were to feed only on oleander and produce honey, the honey would kill you … When I was researching poisons I was fascinated that here was this shrub that in California is grown along the side of the highway in great big hedges, and one flower of it can kill you … Occasionally because people are not aware of its toxicity they chop it up and throw it in a salad to see what it’ll taste like, and it kills them. Or sometimes beekeepers who are amateurs don’t make sure what their bees are feeding on, and will produce poisonous honey. Everything in life is dangerous.”

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