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Barry (Forster) Unsworth Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 19 pages of information about the life of Barry (Forster) Unsworth.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Barry (Forster) Unsworth

In the twelve novels he has published since 1966 Barry Unsworth has explored his stated interest in "moral complexities and ambiguities" in a wide variety of genres and settings. Several of his books have been primarily comic or have mixed serious moral messages and tragic story lines with comic material. Half of his novels have been set, entirely or primarily, in Greece, Turkey, or Italy, often developing plotlines concerned with murder or political intrigue. Perhaps most significantly, he has participated in the recent rebirth of the British historical novel, dealing with periods as different as the late Middle Ages, the eighteenth century, and the last days of the Ottoman Empire but always providing messages clearly intended for modern times. The moral content of these messages often deals with the dangers posed to individuals by their own obsessive behavior. Another preoccupation of his work has been a broadly political...

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