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BOOK : “A Canticle for Leibowitz” explores fragility of the modern world

BOOK : “A Canticle for Leibowitz” explores fragility of the modern world

Bryan Wang

October 23, 2012


Filed under Books, ENTERTAINMENT

“A Canticle for Leibowitz,” by Walter M. Miller (published 1959), was heavily influenced by the Cold War and Miller’s own World War 2 experiences. Living in a society reeling from conflict and in constant fear of nuclear annihilation, Miller channels its chaos into “Canticle,” where a full...