You Bright and Risen Angels

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You Bright and Risen Angels
First UK edition
Author William Vollmann
Country United States
Language English
Published 1987 (André Deutsch)
Media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback)
Pages 704 pp
ISBN 0-233-98022-9
OCLC 14241374

You Bright and Risen Angels is a 1987 novel by William T. Vollmann, detailing a fictional war between insects and the forces of modern civilization. Vollmann described the book, his first, as "an allegory in part", inspired by his experiences with the mujahedeen in Afghanistan. The novel is subtitled "A Cartoon." It is illustrated by the author.


You Bright and Risen Angels received critical praise and won the 1988 Whiting Writers' Award.[1]


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