Angels [NOOK Book]

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There is a place in your heart, just before you get to the heart of hearts, a little antechamber where unsavory intentions gather—and linger—for they cannot enter your very heart. It is in this waiting room, secret and small, where you hope that your sister will fall off her stupid pony and break her leg the next time she rides him; where you hope your parents will die in a car accident and leave you destitute and felt very, very sorry for by relatives and neighbors alike, especially by your grandmother who has ...

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Angels

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Overview

There is a place in your heart, just before you get to the heart of hearts, a little antechamber where unsavory intentions gather—and linger—for they cannot enter your very heart. It is in this waiting room, secret and small, where you hope that your sister will fall off her stupid pony and break her leg the next time she rides him; where you hope your parents will die in a car accident and leave you destitute and felt very, very sorry for by relatives and neighbors alike, especially by your grandmother who has quite a lot of money she might give you to cheer you up; where the dentist petitions his patron saint to please make his patients eat a little more candy, and brush their teeth a little less; where the cardiologist prays that the junk food merchant will up the fat content in those super sizes just one more notch. This is the little room from where, they say—I read this somewhere not so long ago—that if thoughts could kill, we would de-people our planet in a little less than two hours.
This is the place where I dwell most of my day. I call it my grizzly place. This is from where I cannot help myself. But right now I am lucid.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045045674
  • Publisher: Ulf Wolf
  • Publication date: 10/26/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 117,824
  • File size: 64 KB

Meet the Author

Ulf is a Swedish name that once meant Wolf. So, yes, Wolf Wolf, that’s me.

I was born Ulf Ronnquist one snowy night in late October, in one of those northern Swedish towns that are little more than a clearing in the forest.

Fast forward through twenty Swedish years, ten or so English ones, and another twenty-four in the US and you’ll find me in front of an immigrations officer conducting the final citizenship interview, at the end of which he asks me, “What name would you like on your passport?”

And here I recall what a friend had told me, that you can pick just about any name you want at this point, and I heard me say “Ulf Wolf.”

That’s how it happened. Scout’s honor.

Of course, I had been using Ulf Wolf as a pen name for some time before this interview, but I hadn’t really planned to adopt that as my official U.S. name. But I did.

I have written stories all my life. Initially in Swedish, but for the last twenty or so years in English. To date I have written six novels, four novellas and two scores of stories; along with many songs and poems.

My writing focus these days is on life’s important questions (in my view): Who are we? What are we doing here? And how do we break out of this prison?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2013

    Amazing

    You get confused as to why all the detail about angels, then it hits you, then you tense eith him, then you ehisper with him.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2013

    Book is stuck

    This book froze on page 73. I was dissappointed because i had high anticipation for the ending really liked the wtiting.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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