"A post-nuclear-bomb-apocalypse Catholic abbey blunders its way to preserving a good deal of the science and technology that led the way to the apocalypse. An analysis of faith and Catholicism with some Judaism thrown in. The prose is smooth and th..."
"This book might be the longest novel Stout wrote with the Nero/Archie combination. These two together make a formidable man. Although it could have been condensed by 10 percent, I will not fault Stout, for the prose is as smooth as freshly ironed ..."