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Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.
We found it to be a worthwhile read, but not a very easy read.
Disarm the ruffian, strengthen the laws, Rule for the good of the better cause, Dispensing justice make all even, Is thrive on earth, and perhaps in heaven.
The performances of the actors in this audiobook are superb, especially that of Robert Donat.
Maybe as a stage performance I would have found this more interesting, but reading it was not enjoyable for me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by KSreader
Great classic one of my all time favourite audio plays. I enjoy this play so much it is the best work TS Eliot wrote as it is so inspiring and should be a requirement for all... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Andrew Stergiou
Though written about a little discussed martyr today, the words of the story and his words still ring true. Leaders of state still try to rule Christ's Church. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Doctor D
It took awhile to get into this little book - maybe about half of it. It's written as a script, but I haven't heard of any theaters producing it lately. Read morePublished 2 months ago by barbara french
I am a long-time admirer of T.S. Eliot's poetry. But for some inexplicable reason I had never read any of his plays . . . until now. Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. M. Peterson
The book that arrived was an older edition than the one pictured. It also contained more marginalia and underlining from a previous owner than I expected. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Alyssa
This is a play that I will read over and over again...with a big dictionary close by. T.S. Elliot is a master of dense prose that is descriptive while conveying a much deeper... Read morePublished 10 months ago by E. M. Green
I really wanted to love this play but I found it hard to get involved in. Perhaps it's the old style of writing, or perhaps it's me - which is more likely since this play is a... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Joanne T. Lewis