Publish date: November 2012
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Transcendent. A novel about biology, ecology, geology, psychology and even “family life” science. But not just. Never just. Enchanting.
Lots of lovely imagery, but I'm afraid I found the story to be too slow moving in order to hold my interest.
As is often the case with Barbara Kingsolver’s novels, it took more time than I preferred to get hooked into Flight Behavior. But once engrossed, my persistence was proven worthwhile. Unlike her other novels, however, this one’s first chapter turned me off because it read like a steamy romance, some...
http://thefaultinourblogs.blogspot.comWell, Kingsolver's writing style stretched this one out to two weeks for me to get through. That's not a bad thing, I'm kind of glad I took my time to get through it because Kingsolver is such an adept writer. Her rich, dense, nuanced, prose is a feat of nature ...
Here is an excerpt of an interview Barbara Kingsolver gave to one of the literary journals I subscribe to, if anyone is interested: https://thesunmagazine.org/issues/459/the_moral_universe Kingsolver, who was trained as a biologist and did science journalism for a while, weaves climate change ...