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Read online Fifth Business.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Fifth Business Ramsay is a man twice born a man who has returned from the hell of the battle grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross and destined to be caught in a no man s land where memory history and myth collide As Ramsay tells his story it begins to seem that from boyhood he has exerted a perhaps mystical perhaps pernicious influence on those around him His apparently innocent involvement in such innocuous events as the throwing of a snowball or the teaching of card tricks to a small boy in the end prove neither innocent nor innocuous em Fifth Business em stands alone as a remarkable story told by a rational man who discovers that the marvelous is only another aspect of the real by Robertson Davies

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Fifth Business
Title:Fifth Business
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ISBN:0141181362
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Number of Pages:252
Category:fiction, canada, classics, literature, historical-fiction
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The Cunning Man (Toronto Trilogy, #2), The Deptford Trilogy: Fifth Business/The Manticore/World of Wonders, What's Bred in the Bone (Cornish Trilogy, #2), The Cornish Trilogy: The Rebel Angels; What's Bred in the Bone; The Lyre of Orpheus, World of Wonders (The Deptford Trilogy, #3), Fifth Business, The Manticore (The Deptford Trilogy, #2), The Rebel Angels (Cornish Trilogy, #1), The Salterton Trilogy: Tempest-Tost; Leaven of Malice; A Mixture of Frailties, The Lyre of Orpheus (Cornish Trilogy, #3)
Francis Cornish was always good at keeping secrets From the well hidden family secret of his childhood to his mysterious encounters with a small town embalmer an expert art restorer a Bavarian countess and various masters of espionage the events in Francis s life were not always what they seemed br br In this wonderfully ingenious portrait of an art expert and collector of international renown Robertson Davies has created a spellbinding tale of artistic triumph and heroic deceit It is a tale told in stylish elegant prose endowed with lavish portions of Davies s wit and wisdom, Woven around the pursuits of the energetic spirits and erudite scholars of the University of St John and the Holy Ghost this dazzling trilogy of novels lures the reader into a world of mysticism historical allusion and gothic fantasy that could only be the invention of Canada s grand man of letters, The Salterton Trilogy consists of the first three novels by Davies Tempest Tost Leaven of Malice and A Mixture of Frailties Davies was awarded the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour in for Leaven of Malice br br The trilogy revolves around the residents of the imaginary town of Salterton Ontario Described by some reviewers as satirical bawdily humourous and witty, Hailed by the b Washington Post Book World b as a modern classic Robertson Davies s acclaimed b Deptford Trilogy b is a glittering fantastical cunningly contrived series of novels around which a mysterious death is woven b World of Wonders b the third book in the series after b The Manticore b follows the story of Magnus Eisengrim the most illustrious magician of his age who is spirited away from his home by a member of a traveling sideshow the Wanless World of Wonders After honing his skills and becoming better known Magnus unfurls his life s courageous and adventurous tale in this third and final volume of a spectacular soaring work br br For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators