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

BOOK :

Bryan Wang

October 23, 2012

“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...