Originally published in 1973, the groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation. In The New York Times, Henry Miller compared it to his own classic, Tropic of Cancer and predicted that "this book will make literary history..." It has sold more than twelve million copies. Now, after thirty years, the revolutionary novel known as Fear of Flying still stands as a timeless tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood....Continua
I understand and appreciate this book's importance as a feminist classic and a portrait of an age, but I honestly didn't like it as much as I thought I would.
Anyway, even if the first half really didn’t got me, the second one has many interesting parts about womanhood. Plus, her writing is very clever and funny.
“People don’t complete us. We complete ourselves. If we haven’t the power to complete ourselves, the search for love becomes a search for self-annihilation…”