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A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
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really liked it
bookshelves: sciencefiction, postapocolyptic, supernatural, religion

This book takes place in between the events that most books would actually be about. It basically follows a cloister of monks whose mission it is to protect knowledge. This covers a huge swath of time. It is probably the only science fiction story that I have ever read that paints the Catholic religion in a positive light. It is a very strange yet very compelling book. I took away a star because I felt that the third act was a bit weaker than the other two and it was a lot more abstract and left many questions unanswered. Amazing book though, highly recommended.
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Reading Progress

March 6, 2014 – Started Reading
March 6, 2014 – Shelved
March 7, 2014 –
10.0%
March 10, 2014 –
15.0%
March 11, 2014 –
35.0% "poor francais!"
March 13, 2014 –
65.0%
March 17, 2014 –
90.0%
March 18, 2014 – Shelved as: sciencefiction
March 18, 2014 – Shelved as: postapocolyptic
March 18, 2014 – Shelved as: supernatural
March 18, 2014 – Shelved as: religion
March 18, 2014 – Finished Reading

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