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Morality Play starts out with roaring promise as the curtain opens: a fugitive monk stumbles into a traveling actors troupe in the woods of medieval England and is taken under... Read morePublished on Dec 29 2002 by KateMc
I took a wild chance on this book, having never heard of the author, and loved it, cover to cover. Unsworth has a masterful pen and a magnificent imagination. Read morePublished on Sept. 16 2002 by Quickhappy
Life in fourteenth century England was a grim affair, particularly when viewed through modern eyes. There was little in the way of material comfort, most people struggling merely... Read morePublished on April 23 2002 by "botatoe"
... Light fare. Seems more like a screen play for a film project.Published on Feb. 20 2002 by Philip Z. Andrews
Barry Unsworth's book borders on brilliance. Unlike some period pieces purportedly focusing on medieval times and life, the timelessness of this tale draws us in and challenges us,... Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2002 by Sheldon S. Kohn
Morality Play is the best and most enjoyable book I've read in many months. Barry Unsworth's prose is perfect and he does a wonderful job of bringing 14th century England to life. Read morePublished on Jan. 17 2002
Pillars of the Earth, Narcissus and Goldmand, and Unsworth's Morality Play are my favorite novels that take place during the medieval period. Read morePublished on Aug. 21 2001 by Noble M. Smith