Gliding Flight (US edition)

By Anne-Gine Goemans

Inventive, dreamy Gieles lives with his father and a flock of geese on a spotters’ campground next to an airstrip. Gieles is longing for affection – from the mysterious dreadlocked girl he has met online, and also from his mother, who is always away on hopeless missions to save the world. With an ingenious but dangerous plan he tries to attract their attention.…
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Details

Language

English

Format

Paperback

Genre

Literary novel

ISBN

9781642860085

Translator(s)

Forest-Flier Editorial Services

Pages

448

Original Title

Glijvlucht

Year of publication

2019

Date of publication 5 March 2018

Reviews

'A book you feel homesick for as soon as you've turned the last page.' —Peter Buwalda, author of Bonita Avenue

‘A big sweeping story.’ —Radio Gorgeous

‘A well-balanced, complete novel that stands out because of its many themes and quirky, eccentric characters, whose tragicomic character traits are movingly identifiable’ —Jury, Dioraphte Prize

About the author

Anne-Gine Goemans

Gliding Flight is Anne-Gine Goemans’s (the Netherlands) second novel. It was awarded the Dioraphte Literary Award and the German M. Pionier Award for new literary talent. It also appeared on the longlist for the prestigious Libris Literature Prize and film rights have been sold. Photo: © Merlijn Doomernik