Penguin Modern Classics Fifth Business de Robertson DaviesPenguin Modern Classics Fifth Business de Robertson Davies

Penguin Modern Classics Fifth Business

deRobertson DaviesPréface deM G Vassanji

Couverture souple | 28 juin 2005 | Anglais

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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.
Robertson Davies (1913-1995) was an actor, a University Professor and a writer. He is the author of The Salterton Trilogy, The Deptford Trilogy and The Cornish Trilogy. M.G. Vassanji was born in Kenia and raised in Tanzania. His first novel, The Gunny Sack, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 1990. His other books include Uhuru Stre...
Titre :Penguin Modern Classics Fifth BusinessFormat :Couverture soupleDimensions :280 pages, 7,8 × 5,1 × 0,7 poPublié le :28 juin 2005Publié par :Penguin CanadaLangue :Anglais

Les ISBN ci-dessous sont associés à ce titre :

ISBN - 10 :0143051385

ISBN - 13 :9780143051381