Sacred Hunger

Sacred Hunger
by Barry Unsworth
1992 / 640 pages
Rating 9

In the mid-17th century there was,  as now,  an almost all-consuming passion to make money.  This greed was acceptable to the Church as well as the state. A man’s social worth was his net worth. And because making money was sacred,  greed was a sacred hunger.   But was greed a human function only in that circumstance?  Hence the title. >>>>> MORE >>>>> 

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