A Canticle for Leibowitz

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Gregg Press, Jan 1, 1975 - Fiction - 320 pages
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"In the Utah desert, Brother Francis of the Albertian Order of Leibowitz has made a miraculous discovery: the relics of the martyr Isaac Leibowitz himself, including the blessed blueprint and the sacred shopping list."--Pbk. cover.

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Quite simply a masterpiece of sci-fi. Still makes us ask what is important that needs to be carried on when we start to reawaken after a holocaust. Will we always have to keep making the same mistakes over and over again? Read full review

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User Review  - gregorybrown - LibraryThing

I can see why so many people praised this; it's neither science-fiction nor apocalyptic parable. The ending was both expected and unexpected, chiding our inevitable fate while offering the hope of renewal and redemption. Read full review

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