By William T Vollmann
Within the jungles of South the USA, at the ice fields of Alaska, the plains of the Midwest, and the streets of San Francisco, a fearsome conflict rages. The bugs are vying for international domination; the inventors of electrical energy stand in evil competition. trojan horse , a tender guy, rebels opposed to his personal style and joins forces with the bugs. Wayne, a thug, allies himself with the malevolent forces of electrical energy and vows to assassinate the preying mantis who has a tendency bar in Oregon. A brusque los angeles Pasionara with the sprightly identify of Millie leads an intrepid band of revolutionaries.
You shiny and Risen Angels is the paintings of a unprecedented mind's eye. during this free-wheeling novel of epic proportions, William T. Vollmann has crafted a biting, hilarious satire of historical past, expertise, politics, and inaccurate love.
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