"Angel Thing"

Title"Angel Thing"
Year for Search1995
AuthorsSmith, Petrina
Secondary AuthorsSussex, Lucy [Jane](b. 1957), and Buckrich, Judith Raphael
Secondary TitleShe's Fantastical
Pagination98-118
Date Published1995
PublisherSybylla
Place PublishedMelbourne, VIC, Australia
KeywordsAustralian author, Female author
Annotation

Religious dystopia. The story depicts a fundamentalist church controlled by a charismatic leader. Women considered inferior. When there is an attempt to kill an angel, one woman and her daughter revolt to save it.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best Australian Science Fiction Writing: A Fifty Year Collection. Ed. Rob Gerrand (Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Black Inc., 2004), 420-33.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Australian female author.

Full Text

1995 Smith, Petrina. “Angel Thing.” She’s Fantastical. Ed. Lucy [Jane] Sussex and Judith Raphael Buckrich (Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Sybylla, 1995), 98-118. Rpt. in The Best Australian Science Fiction Writing: A Fifty Year Collection. Ed. Rob Gerrand (Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Black Inc., 2004), 420-33. M

Religious dystopia. The story depicts a fundamentalist church controlled by a charismatic leader. Women are considered inferior. When there is an attempt to kill an angel, one woman and her daughter revolt to save it. Australian female author.