Angelology: Wings of Desire

A new thriller imagines a world where the children of humans and angels conspire against us

Nanda Gonzague for TIME

Danielle Trussoni at home in the south of France.

Lately we've been fighting off an infestation of angels. Swarms of these winged pests have invaded the movie Legion, the video game Bayonetta and the TV series Supernatural, and now they've turned up in a book called Angelology by Danielle Trussoni. They're like cicadas. And these aren't the good kind of angel either. They're the fallen kind.

Trussoni is a bit of a fallen angel herself. In 2006 her memoir Falling Through the Earth put her in the upper echelons of the literary heavens, but with Angelology she has voluntarily consigned herself to the infernal realm of...

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