Gravity's Angels

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Gravity's Angels
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Dust-jacket illustration by Pablo Picasso for Gravity's Angels
Author Michael Swanwick
Illustrator Janet Aulisio
Cover artist Pablo Picasso
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, Cyberpunk
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages x, 302 pp
ISBN 0-87054-162-5
OCLC 22766648
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3569.W28 G7 1991

Gravity's Angels is a collection of science fiction stories by author Michael Swanwick. It was released in 1991 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4,119 copies. The stories originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Omni and other magazines.


Gravity's Angels contains the following stories:

  1. "A Midwinter's Tale"
  2. "The Feast of Saint Janis"
  3. "The Blind Minotaur"
  4. "The Transmigration of Philip K"
  5. "Covenant of Souls"
  6. "The Dragon Line"
  7. "Mummer Kiss"
  8. "Trojan Horse"
  9. "Snow Angels"
  10. "The Man Who Met Picasso"
  11. "Foresight"
  12. "Ginungagap"
  13. "The Edge of the World"


  • Berkley, California: North Atlantic Books, 1991.


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  • Joshi, S.T. (1999). Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House. p. 162. ISBN 0-87054-176-5. 
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