Living in the Land of Cain by John S. Hamlon

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Living in the Land of Cain

The Sad Journey of Marriage & Sex from Lambeth to the Land of Nod

I n his preface to A Man for All Seasons, playwright Robert Bolt describes protagonist Thomas More as

a man with an adamantine sense of his own self. He knew where he began and left off . . . but at length he was asked to retreat from that final area where he located his self. And there this supple, humorous, unassuming and sophisticated person . . . was overtaken by an absolutely primitive rigor, and could no more be budged than a cliff.

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