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Davies, Robertson 1913-1995

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What's bred in the bone by Robertson Davies( Book )

70 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To most people, Francis was the eccentric, artistic son of a wealthy family. Others knew him as an art expert, a secret intelligence agent, and a wealthy man shrouded in mystery
The lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies( Book )

47 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to: The rebel angels and What's bred in the bone. The Cornish Foundation, against all common sense, undertakes to stage an opera. Many of the participants find unusual, unexplained happenings in their lives, as the production takes shape
The cunning man : a novel by Robertson Davies( Book )

73 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dr. Jonathan Hullah, a doctor practicing holistic healing. It chronicles his youth, including an incident in the Canadian bush where his life was saved by an Indian shaman, and describes his World War II years in the course of which he decided to practice holistic medicine. A look at the connection between spirit and body. By the author of The Rebel Angels
Fifth business by Robertson Davies( Book )

91 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Murther & walking spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )

61 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The editor of a Toronto newspaper finds out about his ancestors in an unusual private Film Festival
The manticore by Robertson Davies( Book )

85 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful criminal lawyer enters Jungian analysis after the accidental death of the half stranger who is his father
The rebel angels by Robertson Davies( Book )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder, theft perjury, love, and scholarship at a modern university trouble the life of a beautiful partgypsy graduate student
World of wonders by Robertson Davies( Book )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnus Eisengrim, the illustrious magician star of a movie being filmed in Switzerland, spends his free time relating the sad story of his life to his director and producer, a cameraman, a mysterious hostess, and a Canadian schoolmaster
The Deptford trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World of Wonders :"This novel tells the life story of the unfortunate boy introduced in The Fifth Business, who was spirited away from his Canadian home by one of the members of a traveling side show, the Wanless World of Wonders" -- publisher website (May 2007)
Leaven of malice by Robertson Davies( Book )

67 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of spite, someone puts a false engagement notice in the local newspaper causing all parties great embarrassment
A mixture of frailties by Robertson Davies( Book )

32 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witty story of a Canadian girl's adventures as a student of music in London
High spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an entertaining and witty collection of eighteen stories about ghosts and other haunting tales of the supernatural, including such notable literary apparitions as Ibsen and Charles Dickens
A voice from the attic by Robertson Davies( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enthusiasms of Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempest-tost by Robertson Davies( Book )

45 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics teacher Hector Mackiwraith falls in love with beautiful Griselda Webster during an amateur production of The tempest
Shakespeare's boy actors by Robertson Davies( Book )

16 editions published between 1939 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Salterton trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small university town of Salterton, Ontario, dreams are quietly taking shape, or falling apart. There's the Salterton Little Theatre Company, in which professional director Valentine Rich is tormented by the amateurish efforts of his actors. The families Vambrace and Bridgetower almost go to war over a fake notice of engagement in the local paper. And a family fortune is lavished on an aspiring singer because there is no male heir to claim it. Tracing the lives and incidents of a small community in the middle of the last century, "The Salterton Trilogy" peels off the public veneer of geniality and respectability to reveal the private passions simmering beneath
The mirror of nature by Robertson Davies( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cornish trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 the inimitable Robertson Davies
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The cunning man : a novel
Alternative Names
Davies, R.

Davies, Robertson

Davies, Robertson, 1913-

Davies, Robertson William 1913-1995

Davies, William Robertson

Davies, William Robertson 1913-

Davies William Robertson 1913-1995

Marchbanks, Samuel

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Дэвис, Робертсон

Робэртсан Дэйвіс

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The lyre of OrpheusThe cunning man : a novelFifth businessMurther & walking spiritsThe manticoreThe rebel angelsWorld of wondersThe Deptford trilogy