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A Canticle for Leibowitz

A CANTICLE FOR LEIBOWITZ

by: Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Format: Library Binding

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Winner of the 1961 Hugo Award for Best Novel and widely considered one of the most accomplished, powerful, and enduring classics of modern speculative fiction, Walter M. Miller, Jr.'s A Canticle for Leibowitz is a true landmark of twentieth-century literature -- a chilling and still-provocative look at a post-apocalyptic future. In a nightmarish ruined world slowly awakening to the light after sleeping in darkness, the infant rediscoveries of science are secretly nourished by cloistered monks dedicated to the study and preservation of the relics and writings of the blessed Saint Isaac Leibowitz. From here the story spans centuries of ignorance, violence, and barbarism, viewing through a sharp, satirical eye the relentless progression of a human race damned by its inherent humanness to recelebrate its grand foibles and repeat its grievous mistakes. Seriously funny, stunning, and tragic, eternally fresh, imaginative, and altogether remarkable, A Canticle for Leibow

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Product Code: 9781435294646
ISBN: 1435294645
Publisher: Paw Prints
Publication Date: 2008-05-29
Number of Pages: No Information
Languages: english
Edition: No Information
Dimension: 4.09 x 1.18 x 6.81 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds