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And the Angels Sing

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  48 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A graceful storyteller whose poetic prowess encompasses both the everyday and the unreal, Kate Wilhelm offers a dozen stories that share the fullness of her talents, from the Nebula-winning love story Forever Yours, Anna to the chilling silence of The Scream. Features The Look Alike, the basis for the movie and original to this volume.
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published February 1992 by St. Martin's Press
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Donna LaValley
Jun 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
This volume has 12 short stories by Kate Wilhelm. Of them all, I liked the title story best, although “Forever Yours, Anna” is a close second. Except for the excellent (third favorite) “The Doors of Silence,” each has an other-worldly aspect of some kind.

The author creates haunting stories of unique people and situations.

The following summary contains spoilers for one story:

In “And the Angels Sing,” a newspaper editor and writer, too talented for his backwater location, discovers what he think
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Jay Michaels
Sep 05, 2012 rated it liked it
This collection of Kate Wilhelm's short stories ranges from intriguing to downright creepy ("The Dragon Seed") to surprisingly hopeful ("The Look Alike"), with a highly unusual time travel love story that's not exactly a love story ( "Forever Yours, Anna").

You might possibly find something you like here.

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Kate Wilhelm’s first short story, “The Pint-Sized Genie” was published in Fantastic Stories in 1956. Her first novel, MORE BITTER THAN DEATH, a mystery, was published in 1963. Over the span of her career, her writing has crossed over the genres of science fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy and magical realism, psychological suspense, mimetic, comic, and family sagas, a multimedia stage producti ...more