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A Canticle for Leibowitz

Walter Miller

In a barbarous and fallen world, the monks of the Order of Leibowitz inherit the sacred relics and spend their lives copying, illuminating and interpreting the holy fragments. They vow to preserve ancient knowledge, but will man learn from his mistakes or will history repeat itself?...
Publish Date
July 1
First Published in 1959
Goodreads rating
Oct 10, 2021
@realchasegeiser Yes. Read it as a teenager. Wonderful book.      source
Aug 29, 2017
This is that awesome Catholic sci-fi book I mentioned on the show a few minutes ago: REALLY GOOD      source
Dec 13, 2020
@JamesSACorey One of my favorite scifi books won the Hugo Award for best novel in 1961, called A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller Jr. It’s a remarkably literate book, with memorable characters and action. 6      source