logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
A Canticle for Liebowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.
A Canticle for Liebowitz
by: (author)
4.00 25
A masterful achievement that ranks with Brave New World and 1984, this mesmerizing tale of the terrible aftermath of nuclear war has captivated generations of readers since its first publication in 1959. "Prodigiously imaginative, richly comic, terrifyingly grim."--Chicago Tribune. BDD ONLINE... show more
A masterful achievement that ranks with Brave New World and 1984, this mesmerizing tale of the terrible aftermath of nuclear war has captivated generations of readers since its first publication in 1959. "Prodigiously imaginative, richly comic, terrifyingly grim."--Chicago Tribune. BDD ONLINE feature.
show less
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780553209907 (0553209906)
Publisher: Bantam Books
Edition language: English
Series: St. Leibowitz (#1)
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.5 A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr (audiobook)
Narrated by Tom Weiner This was an audiobook reread for me, so it was a bit weird in parts. There's a fair amount of Latin, but that's not too much of an obstacle. It's a book that's hard to pin down. It's a post-apocalyptic view of the world after a nuclear war. The story centres around a Benedi...
chadgustafson
chadgustafson rated it
Absolutely loved this
suzemo
suzemo rated it
I've struggled to read this book for months, and I don't think it was because of the book, but because I was not in the right place or mind to read the book, honestly.This is one of the older, classic post-apocalyptic novels, and I'm not sure why I didn't read it in high school, when I was in the th...
Aerin
Aerin rated it
5.0 Review: A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
A Canticle for Leibowitz is Walter M. Miller, Jr.'s only novel. He was an Air Force engineer who was involved in the WWII bombing of an Italian monastery. Later, he converted to Catholicism, wrote this book, and eventually committed suicide.Given the context of Miller's life, it's difficult to belie...
Martini
Martini rated it
2.0 A Boring Saint: "A Canticle for Leibowitz" by Walter M. Miller Jr.
This novel is praised and highly recommended by a lot of people, but I do not agree with them. The story consists of three parts that were formerly written as separate short stories. Part 1: interesting concept, some amusing scenes - 2 stars Part 2: boring, nothing else - 1 star Part 3: a glint of s...
Other editions (45)
Books by Walter M. Miller Jr.
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?