Penguin Modern Classics Fifth Business

byRobertson DaviesForeword byM G Vassanji

June 28, 2005|
Penguin Modern Classics Fifth Business by Robertson Davies
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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. Fifth Business stands alone as a remarkable story told by a rational man who discovers that the marvelous is only another aspect of the real.
Title:Penguin Modern Classics Fifth BusinessFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:280 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:280 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.7 inPublished:June 28, 2005Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143051385

ISBN - 13:9780143051381

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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