You Bright And Risen Angels by William T. VollmannYou Bright And Risen Angels by William T. Vollmann

You Bright And Risen Angels

byWilliam T. Vollmann

Paperback | December 1, 1988

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In the jungles of South America, on the ice fields of Alaska, the plains of the Midwest, and the streets of San Francisco, a fearsome battle rages. The insects are vying for world domination; the inventors of electricity stand in evil opposition. Bug , a young man, rebels against his own kind and joins forces with the insects. Wayne, a thug, allies himself with the malevolent forces of electricity and vows to assassinate the preying mantis who tends bar in Oregon. A brusque La Pasionara with the sprightly name of Millie leads an intrepid band of revolutionaries.

You Bright and Risen Angels is the work of an extraordinary imagination. In this free-wheeling novel of epic proportions, William T. Vollmann has crafted a biting, hilarious satire of history, technology, politics, and misguided love.

William T. Vollmann is the author of eight novels, three collections of stories, a memoir, and Rising Up and Rising Down, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction. Vollman's writing has been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Paris Review, Esquire, Conjunctions, Granta, and many other magazi...
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Title:You Bright And Risen AngelsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 7.75 × 5.08 × 1.24 inPublished:December 1, 1988Publisher:Penguin Books

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ISBN - 10:0140110879

ISBN - 13:9780140110876

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic postmodern classic - made my head spin!
Date published: 2017-09-28

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A bold allegorical epic that hovers somewhere between the surreal and the incredible. Vollmann tells of the battle for power between the inventors and developers of electricity and the insect world