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Morality Play - by Barry Unsworth (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 240

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Anchor Books

Book theme: Historical

Author: Barry Unsworth

Language: English

Street Date: August 29, 2017
TCIN: 52147337
UPC: 9780525434092
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-6706


"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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