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Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver
  

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Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.

Flight Behaviour is a captivating, topical and deeply human story touching on class, poverty and climate change. It is Barbara Kingsolver's most accessible novel yet, and explores the truths we live by, and the complexities that lie behind them.

If you like Barbara Kingsolver you might also like to read books by Louise Erdrich, Jacquelyn Mitchard and Kathryn Stockett.

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Synopsis

Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver

On the Appalachian Mountains above her home, a young mother discovers a beautiful and terrible marvel of nature. As the world around her is suddenly transformed by a seeming miracle, can the old certainties they have lived by for centuries remain unchallenged?

About the Author

Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver’s thirteen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction include the novels The Bean Trees and the international bestseller The Poisonwood Bible which, amongst other accolades, won the 2005 Penguin/Orange Reading Group Book of the Year award. Her most recent novel is The Lacuna, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction.

Fellow novelist KERRY REICHS on BARBARA KINGSOLVER

After you read The Bean Trees, you’ll run to the bookstore to buy Pigs in Heaven and Animal Dreams. I snap up Kingsolver’s novels from used bookstores so I have copies at the ready if I meet someone who has not yet had the pleasure. Observant and canny in character, Kingsolver’s women have heart and looking through their eyes opens mine. I read these books with a pen so I can easily return to favorite underlined phrases.

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Publication date

1st November 2012

Author

Barbara Kingsolver

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Publisher

Faber & Faber

Format

Hardback
448 pages
Interest Age: From 0 to 0 years

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780571290772

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