The Strayed Sheep of Charun

TitleThe Strayed Sheep of Charun
Year for Search1977
AuthorsRoberts, John Maddox(b. 1947)
Date Published1977
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of a corrupt Roman planet. A combat trained Jesuit priest and a Franciscan friar are sent from Earth, which is now ruled by the Church of Rome, to try to convert the planet. If they fail, it will be destroyed.

Additional Publishers

Rev. ed. as Cestus Dei. New York: Tor, 1983.

Title Note

Rev. ed. as Cestus Dei

Holding Institutions

MoS, PSt

Author Note

(b. 1947)

Full Text

1977 Roberts, John Maddox (b. 1947). The Strayed Sheep of Charun. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Rev. ed. as Cestus Dei. New York: Tor, 1983. MoS, PSt

Dystopia of a corrupt Roman planet. A combat trained Jesuit priest and a Franciscan friar are sent from Earth, which is now ruled by the Church of Rome, to try to convert the planet. If they fail, it will be destroyed.