Modern Classics: The Manticore

Paperback | June 28, 2005

byRobertson DaviesForeword byM G Vassanji

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Around a mysterious death is woven a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived trilogy of novels. Luring the reader down labyrinthine tunnels of myth, history and magic, The Deptford Trilogy provides an exhilarating antidote to a world from where 'the fear and dread and splendour of wonder have been banished'.

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Around a mysterious death is woven a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived trilogy of novels. Luring the reader down labyrinthine tunnels of myth, history and magic, The Deptford Trilogy provides an exhilarating antidote to a world from where 'the fear and dread and splendour of wonder have been banished'.

Robertson Davies (1913–1995) 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. He had three successive careers: as an actor with the Old Vic Company in England; as publisher of the Peterborough Examiner; and as university professor ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 7.68 × 5.05 × 0.73 inPublished:June 28, 2005Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143051393

ISBN - 13:9780143051398

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ok This was ok, but disappointing after Fifth Business. I'll still read World of Wonders, the third and final installment in the Deptford Trilogy, and I've heard its better than this. Still not a bad book, but its hard not to compare it to 5th B.
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