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A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
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Feb 02, 2009

it was amazing

Three novellas make up this sci fi classic, that is as much about religion as science. In fact, it's probably the most sympathetic to organized religion of any sci fi book I've ever read, addressing questions of the course of science when it's not tied to any moral or ethical structures. That makes it sound boring, and it's actually a pretty lively read.

Walter Miller was in the air force during World War II. He was in the squad that bombed Monte Casino in Italy, the destruction of which was the inspiration for this book. Another interestingly imagined world built on war experiences.
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Sandi This is one of my favorites too.


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Pperkins Added to my to-read list... thanks.


Melanie Pperkins wrote: "Added to my to-read list... thanks."

I am still trying to figure out how many books on your list I should add to mine!


Melanie Sandi wrote: "This is one of my favorites too."

Yes, a good read.


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