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The ending of this section is rather chilling and ironic, much like a Flannery O'Connor short story.
There are certain classic science fiction novels that everyone with any claim to being an sf fan absolutely must have read -- and this is one of them.
Many of the same themes appear as in Canticle -- especially the nature of Christian faith in a very human world full of conflict.
...but oh what a hit. I have checked numerous times for the Kindle appearance of this book - and finally... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Phipedro
This is exactly the type of novel that makes me love post-apocalyptic literature. The legend of destruction, the murky past, the joy of re-discovering what was lost - all good. Read morePublished 12 days ago by David J. Nix
The most boring book I have ever read. After forcing my way through 130 pages the story changes to a different era with new characters. Zzzzzzz....Published 18 days ago by Alan Mura
Works neither as futurology, satire nor comico-philosophical novel - this is of purely historical interest. Read Sirens of Titan instead. Read War with the Newts. Read Candide. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
Great three part novel spanning generations from post-apocalyptic America to the next apocalypse. Miller had a dark vision of the future but held out come optimism for the human... Read morePublished 24 days ago by golfer
"A Canticle for Leibowitz" is considered one of the classics of science fiction, and being a science fiction fan myself I knew I had to give it a read at some point. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Kenya Starflight
Miller's futuristic tale of post-apocalyptic survivors living in segmented areas of what was once the United States of America is an account of the indomitable spirit of the... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Grace M. Alvarez