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, a . . .