Flight Behavior

Flight Behavior

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Flight Behavior transfixes from its opening scene, when a young woman's narrow experience of life is thrown wide with the force of a raging fire. In the lyrical language of her native Appalachia, Barbara Kingsolver bares the rich, tarnished humanity of her novel's inhabitants and unearths the modern complexities of rural existence. Characters and reader alike are quickly carried beyond familiar territory here, into the unsettled ground of science, faith, and everyday… (more)

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An engaging, thought-provoking, heart-warming story of human endeavour to hold on to our own worlds and the one we share.

Whatever your opinion might be on either, I think Flight Behavior is an excellent read. The rich detail and the characters alone are an appealing draw even if you may not agree with Kingsolver's opinions.

This is fiction rich in empathy, wit and science. Like the butterflies that astonish Feathertown, Kingsolvian gifts are “fierce and wondrous,” “colors moving around like fire.”

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Book Details  


Publisher: HarperCollins (November 06, 2012)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Page count: 448 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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