Flying

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Flying follows seven characters crewing an airliner on a longhaul return flight between London and New York, with a wild crew party in the down route hotel at the centre of the action. Set entirely in the air, as the plane slips from one air traffic control zone to the next, the life stories of the seven slowly unravel, revealing deep scars, strange attractions and an overwhelming need to find a place they can each call home.

Praise for Henry Sutton

‘With huge skill and minutely observed detail, [Sutton] creates a cast of fragile and very real characters’  – Daily Mail

‘Sutton’s writing is dense, intricately patterned and wonderfully vivid’ – The Sunday Times

‘Formidable’ – Time Out

‘Sutton’s achievement is to have made the limited lives and experiences of his characters engrossing; he evokes the relentless routine of life in the air and the hedonism that serves as its antidote without sensationalism, concentrating on the emotional significance of events’ – The Times Literary Supplement

‘Studiously crafted prose that incorporates many subtleties’ – The Sunday Telegraph

‘Tales of life, death, sex and relationships – and that’s before the main protagonists have landed!’ – The Guardian

‘It will amuse you and perhaps make you realise that your own problems are not as bad as you may think…Just try not to make the same mistake as I did and read it during a long haul flight’ – Eastern Daily Press

‘You couldn’t find a better in-flight read this summer’ – The Bromley Leader

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