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One half of Robertson Davies

by Robertson Davies

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Eng, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Canadian.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robertson Davies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.D3 O5 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. ;
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4729411M
    ISBN 100140049673
    ISBN 109780140049671
    LC Control Number78017432

      One Half of Robertson Davies () The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies () (edited by Judith Skelton Grant) The Well-Tempered Critic () (edited by Judith Skelton Grant) The Mirror of Nature () Reading and Writing () (two essays, later collected in His other work includes One Half of Robertson Davies, The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies, Robertson Davies: The Well-Tempered Critic, The Papers of Samuel Marchbanks, High Spirits, A Voice from the Attic and The Merry Heart, a posthumous collection of autobiography, lectures and essays. Many of his books are published by ://?id=wxZvPwAACAAJ.

    Robertson Davies () was one of the most flamboyant people Peterborough ever knew. From to he was the publisher of the Peterborough Examiner, the godfather of Fifth Business ROBERTSON DAVIES (–) was born and raised in Ontario, and educated at a variety of schools, including Upper Canada College, Queen’s University, and Balliol College, Oxford. One Half of Robertson Davies The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies The Merry Heart Happy Alchemy No part of this book may be reproduced in

    High Spirits ROBERTSON DAVIES (–) was born and raised in Ontario, and was educated at a variety of schools, including Upper Canada College, Queen’s University, and Balliol College, Oxford. One Half of Robertson Davies The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies The Merry Heart Happy Alchemy the one which appears first in this book   Reading the second volume of a trilogy when you haven’t read the first is perhaps not the greatest plan, but I decided to read this second part of the Cornish trilogy for Lory’s Robertson Davies Reading Week purely because all my other RDs are in three-in-one volumes and I was going on holiday and didn’t fancy heaving a huge book about with :// /08/


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