Walter M. Miller served as a radio operator and gunner in the US Army Air Corps during the Second World War. He was involved in the assault on the Benedictine abbey at Monte Cassino, the experience of which later led him to write his classic SF novel A Canticle For Leibowitz. Walter M. Miller died in 2006.
An extraordinary novelAngry, eloquent . . . a terrific storyAn exciting and imaginative story . . . Unconditionally recommendedProdigiously imaginative, richly comic, terrifyingly grim