The Manticore

October 13, 2015|
The Manticore by Robertson Davies
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The Manticore is a fascinating exploration, by an exquisite stylist, of those regions beyond reason where monsters live. David Staunton, the son of Percy Boyd Staunton, travels to Switzerland. Traumatized by his father’s death and plagued by a lifetime of unhappiness, David undergoes Jungian analysis and repeatedly encounters a manticore—a monster with the head of a man, the body of lion, and the tail of a scorpion.

The Manticore is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Deptford Trilogy, which also includes Fifth Business and World of Wonders.

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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Title:The ManticoreFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8 X 5.1 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 8 X 5.1 X 0.7 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143194143

ISBN - 13:9780143194149

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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