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Dark Benediction Walter M. Miller Jr

Dark Benediction By Walter M. Miller Jr

Dark Benediction by Walter M. Miller Jr


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Summary

An essential collection of short fiction from the Hugo Award-winning author of A Canticle For Leibowitz.

Dark Benediction Summary

Dark Benediction by Walter M. Miller Jr

Walter M. Miller Jr is best remembered as the author of A Canticle for Leibowitz, universally recognized as one of the greatest novels of modern SF. But as well as writing that deeply felt and eloquent book, he produced many shorter works of fiction of stunning originality and power.

His profound interest in religion and his innate literary gifts combined perfectly in the production of such works as The Darfstellar, for which he won a Hugo in 1955, Conditionally Human, I, Dreamer and The Big Hunger, all of which are included in this brilliant and essential collection.

Dark Benediction Reviews

Tales whose treatment of character [is] effortlessly complex . . . he transfigured conventional SF themes and instruments . . . by treating them with a rich ambivalence - Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

Exceptional quality... First-class, wholly adult writing and really convincing - Punch

Prodigiously imaginative - Chicago Tribune

About Walter M. Miller Jr

Walter M. Miller Jr (1923- 1996)
Walter Michael Miller Jr grew up in the American south. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps a month after Pearl Harbor and spent most of the war as a radio operator and gunner, participating in fifty-five combat sorties over Italy and the Balkans, including the assault on Monte Cassino. After the war he studied engineering before turning to writing. A Canticle for Leibowitz won a Hugo Award, and his only other novel, Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horsewoman was published posthumously.

Additional information

GOR007100382
9781473211940
1473211948
Dark Benediction by Walter M. Miller Jr
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
20150813
496
N/A
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