Flight Behaviour

Author(s): 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? "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.


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From the Orange Prize-winning author of The Lacuna comes a suspenseful and brilliant new novel about catastrophe and denial.

Shortlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780571290802
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : May 2013
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Main
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : 608
  • : FC
  • : Barbara Kingsolver