The Cornish Trilogy: The Rebel Angels; What's Bred In The Bone; The Lyre Of Orpheus

Paperback | February 1, 1992

byRobertson Davies

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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.

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Woven around the pursuits of the energetic spirits and erudite scholars of the University of St. John and the Holy Ghost, this is a dazzling trilogy of novels; it 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, Robertson Davies. Combi...

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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.

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:1152 pages, 7.76 × 5.08 × 2.42 inPublished:February 1, 1992Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140158502

ISBN - 13:9780140158502

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Woven around the pursuits of the energetic spirits and erudite scholars of the University of St. John and the Holy Ghost, this is a dazzling trilogy of novels; it 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, Robertson Davies. Combining The Rebels Angels, What's Bred in the Bone and The Lyre of Orpheus into one volume, The Cornish Trilogy is an execution of amazing literary sensibility, offering readers as much intrigue as it does style.