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The plot is unbeleivable, the characters are very well developed.
A Canticle for Leibowitz is a 1959 science fiction novel by Walter M. Miller, Jr.; it won the 1961 Hugo Award for Best Novel.
I recommend this book for a person who likes literary fiction, but never really read a science fiction book before.
Written in 1959 during the cold war and the fear of nuclear war, this book has stood the test of time remarkably well. Read morePublished 5 days ago by carolynfromoz
I can't imagine how this could be considered a classic. I've read hundreds of books in my 61 years and this is only the third book I can't force myself to finish.Published 5 days ago by Cindy K.
“A Canticle for Leibowitz” is an account of a new dark age after a worldwide nuclear war in the latter half of the 20th century. Read morePublished 12 days ago by D. Scott
Awesome sci-fi classic and one of the best ever. I thought it would be too focused on lambasting religion but that was only the background for this story about humanity, war,... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Tan Gent
What a maestro of the English language. What vivid description of the dark ages after a nuclear war ( never mentioned)! Read morePublished 19 days ago by Prabal
So, I heard about this book, for the first time, on a list of the greatest sci-fi books, or something like that. Read morePublished 26 days ago by SG