Absolutely. I have already returned to it twice. The story made me laugh out loud, listen intently, and think hard about the effects of my own life upon the environment.
I loved Kingsolver's depiction of characters. Whether in a lead role or just part of the side story, the people became dear to me. I just heard Will Steger speak right before I began to read this book. His presentation about global warming was compelling, and Flight Behavior put a face (and butterfly wings) on this important issue.
I appreciated Barbara Kingsolver's inclusion of important information about the environment, and the impact that so many of our choices make upon the earth. Some readers/listeners may think that the scientific details slowed the progress of the story line, but I feel that they made the characters' decisions even more engaging.
Barbara Kingsolver's voice is quite ordinary, and even a bit flat. However, the tone of her voice made no difference to me because I was swept up into the story from the first page.
I would listen to any book that Barbara Kingsolver has written. Her stories are memorable and the issues she cares about are worth delving into with her thoughtful guidance.
Absolutely, but it would be a long sitting. I did not want to stop listening, and when I did, I was anxious to get back to the story.
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