Thomas More: A Biography

3.94 avg rating
( 67 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780006269984: Thomas More: A Biography

Originally published in 1984, a biography of the fifteenth to sixteenth century English statesman and writer, Sir Thomas More. It is written by the author of LUTHER and SHORT GUIDE TO WRITING HISTORY.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

A superlative biography of a controversial figure
Richard Marius' superb biography is concerned with the man who lived, not the saint who died. He views the author of Utopia, the husband and father, the Lord Chancellor, as a man of this world - and sees in this More's great personal drama. For his essentially medieval mind could never resolve the question of whether he had sinned in his preference for the marriage bed over the cloister.

Marius' many years of devotion to More scholarship have enabled him to write authoritatively of the very human man who died 'more for what he wanted to believe than for what he did'; and in doing so have made him live again for us.

Christopher Booker, Sunday Telegraph - 'It is the measure of this biography's quite outstanding quality that it lets us see, as never before, all the dark side of St Thomas More, in such a way as only to heighten the glory of his end.'

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Marius, Richard
Published by Fount (1986)
ISBN 10: 0006269982 ISBN 13: 9780006269984
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fount, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006269982

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
37.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.33
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Marius, Richard
Published by Fount
ISBN 10: 0006269982 ISBN 13: 9780006269984
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fount. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0006269982 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1010091

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
48.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.89
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds