A Canticle For Leibowitz - S.F. Masterworks (Hardback)Walter M. Miller Jr (author)
The HUGO AWARD-winning novel of Earth after the apocalypse
In the depths of the Utah desert, long after the Flame Deluge has scoured the earth clean, the rediscoveries of science are secretly nourished by cloistered monks dedicated to the study and preservation of knowledge.
By studying the Holy Relics of the past, the Order of St Leibowitz hopes to raise humanity from its fallen state to one of grace.
But is such knowledge the key to salvation? Or the certain sign that we are doomed to repeat our most grievous mistakes ... ?
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 402 g
Dimensions: 139 x 200 x 31 mm
You may also be interested in...
“Gloria in excelsis ….”
O how this book touched my heart; how it illuminated the darker corners of my soul with the brilliance of its generosity of spirit and the love with which it was evidently crafted.
What’s that you say? “Enough with... More
An interesting take on the Post Apocalypse genre which is split into 3 sections each set 600 years apart. There were so many throw away lines and interesting ideas and concepts which we are given glimpses of that it... More
“Science v Religion in a post nuclear world”
Essentially 3 long stories from a Roman Catholic desert abbey told at increasingly distant points in the future Canticle is a classic of the "post-nuclear devastion" style of fiction that explores questions... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?