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A Canticle For Leibowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.
A Canticle For Leibowitz
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The atomic Flame Deluge was over. The earth was dead. All knowledge was gone. In a hellish, barren desert, a humble monk unearth a fragile link to a twentieth century civilization. A hand-written document from the Blessed Saint Leibowitz reads: Pound pastrami can kraut six bagels - bring home for... show more
The atomic Flame Deluge was over. The earth was dead. All knowledge was gone. In a hellish, barren desert, a humble monk unearth a fragile link to a twentieth century civilization. A hand-written document from the Blessed Saint Leibowitz reads: Pound pastrami can kraut six bagels - bring home for Emma.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781857230147 (1857230140)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: St. Leibowitz (#1)
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.0 [Book Review] A Canticle for Leibowitz
The back of my copy in hand lists an excerpt from The New York Times review, "Angry, eloquent... a terrific story." I can't disagree with that. A Canticle for Leibowitz is bleak assessment of humanity in a continual cycle of self-destruction and struggle for survival, with strong themes on informa...
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...
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