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A Canticle for Leibowitz
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April 1, 2010
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April 30, 2010
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mark monday
Sep 15, 2011 mark monday rated it really liked it
bleak themes with a light touch. although not an easy book to get into, once i realized the effort was a worthy one, it became an increasingly absorbing read. the structure in particular was interesting, challenging - and distancing. novels with religion at their core are often absorbing to me personally, and this novel is all about the impact of religion on the building and rebuilding of society. i appreciated the humanist values and found myself agreeing with the at times progressive, other ti ...more
Stasha
May 22, 2013 Stasha rated it really liked it
A classic of science fiction - after the atomic holocaust, education is disdained and books are burned. Francis of Utah finds the sacred blueprint and fallout shelter of St. Leibovitz and the cycle of the world continues.
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