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Morality Play by Barry Unsworth

Morality Play

Morality Play by Barry Unsworth
Aug 29, 2017 | 240 Pages
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    Aug 29, 2017 | 240 Pages

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    Jan 10, 2012 | 208 Pages

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“A bravura performance . . . A thought-provoking comedy on the eternal sameness of disaster and the recurrent uses we put it to in art.” —The New York Times Book Review 

“Brilliantly imagined. . . . A dramatic meditation on the relationship between life and play.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“A historical novelist of rare talent. . . . A spare and disquieting tale.” —The Boston Globe
“A book of subtlety, compassion, and skill. . . . Confirms Barry Unsworth’s position as a master craftsman of contemporary British fiction.” —Los Angeles Times

“A learned, witty, satisfying entertainment.” —The New York Times

“Works brilliantly. . . . A dark and suspenseful murder mystery; and a provocative meditation on the birth of a new art form.” —Chicago Tribune

“An absorbing mix of historical fiction and whodunit, the novel abounds in vivid, seamlessly integrated details of fourteenth-century life.” —The Wall Street Journal

“An entertaining, thought-provoking work of remarkable scope and detail.” —Houston Chronicle
“A gem. . . . Morality Play resonates with meaning for our own time.” —Newsday

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