Landing

Landing

3.41 (2,989 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

A delightful, old-fashioned love story with a uniquely twenty-first-century twist, Landing is a romantic comedy that explores the pleasures and sorrows of long-distance relationshipsthe kind millions of us now maintain mostly by plane, phone, and Internet.Sile is a stylish citizen of the new Dublin, a veteran flight attendant who s traveled the world. Jude is a twenty-five-year-old archivist, stubbornly attached to the tiny town of Ireland, Ontario, in which she was born and raised. On her first plane trip, Jude s and Sile s worlds touch and snag at Heathrow Airport. In the course of the next year, their lives, and those of their friends and families, will be drawn into a new, shaky orbit.This sparkling, lively story explores age-old questions: Does where you live matter more than who you live with? What would you give up for love, and would you be a fool to do so?"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 134 x 202 x 26mm | 322.05g
  • HARVEST BOOKS
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 015603378X
  • 9780156033787
  • 138,672

Review quote

PRAISE FOR EMMA DONOGHUE "Every now and again, a writer comes along with a fully loaded brain and a nature so fanciful that she simply must spin out truly original and transporting stuff. To get lost in a book by one of these rare folks is to experience true happiness and genuine relief that we can access such eccentric, untethered genius on a page, instead of, say, in person across the breakfast table. Emma Donoghue is such a writer." THE SEATTLE TIMES"show more

Rating details

2,989 ratings
3.41 out of 5 stars
5 18% (551)
4 28% (847)
3 34% (1,019)
2 14% (422)
1 5% (150)
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