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User Review  - jonfaith - LibraryThing

Human kind cannot bear very much reality. The structure of this play is gripping. The use of the chorus was very effective, whereas the depiction of a conflicted Becket in dialogue with his ... Read full review

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User Review  - bibleblaster - LibraryThing

As usual with Eliot, I don't feel like I'm getting it all, but all of a sudden up pops an absolutely beautiful, lucid passage about time or love or death that is more than worth the price of admission. He's a fascinating figure (as is Thomas Becket, who is the subject of this play.) Read full review

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User Review  - Lerrold - LibraryThing

A very interesting and short play, it may seem like plain history at first, but after a little research you will learn about its deep connection to the world in which T.S. Eliot lived. Read full review

Review: Murder in the Cathedral

User Review  - Jed - Goodreads

A good one, I think, though I'm not sure what he was trying to do with the whole thing... it seemed intended to be somber and almost liturgical, but then he completely spoils that with the knights ... Read full review


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