Flight Behaviour: Author of Demon Copperhead, Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction
Faber & Faber, 30 oct 2012 - 608 páginas
**NOW INCLUDING THE FIRST CHAPTER OF DEMON COPPERHEAD**
TWICE WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION
THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR
'Lyrical, socially engaged and passionate.' Sunday Times
' There are many moments of lightness ... and of great beauty, too. ' Independent
'A compelling plot with lyrical passages and flashes of humour.' Sunday Telegraph
A captivating, topical and deeply human story touching on class, poverty and climate change by the award-winning, global bestselling author of Demon Copperhead and The Lacuna
"The flames now appeared to lift from individual treetops in showers of orange sparks, exploding the way a pine log does in a campfire when it is poked. The sparks spiralled upward in swirls like funnel clouds. Twisters of brightness against grey sky."
On the Appalachian Mountains above her home, a young mother discovers a beautiful and terrible marvel of nature: the monarch butterflies have not migrated south for the winter this year. Is this a miraculous message from God, or a spectacular sign of climate change. Entomology expert, Ovid Byron, certainly believes it is the latter. He ropes in Dellarobia to help him decode the mystery of the monarch butterflies.