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Davies, Robertson 1913-1995

Works: 532 works in 2,540 publications in 21 languages and 46,808 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Didactic fiction  Musical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Diary fiction  Reviews  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Librettist, Redactor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PR9199.3.D3, 813.54
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What's bred in the bone by Robertson Davies( Book )
98 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,610 libraries worldwide
To most people, Francis was the eccentric, artistic son of a wealthy family. Others knew him as an art expert, a secret intelligence agent, and a wealthy man shrouded in mystery
Fifth business by Robertson Davies( Book )
131 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 2,401 libraries worldwide
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
The lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies( Book )
70 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,391 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: The rebel angels and What's bred in the bone. The Cornish Foundation, against all common sense, undertakes to stage an opera. Many of the participants find unusual, unexplained happenings in their lives, as the production takes shape
The cunning man : a novel by Robertson Davies( Book )
73 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,324 libraries worldwide
The story of Dr. Jonathan Hullah, a doctor practicing holistic healing. It chronicles his youth, including an incident in the Canadian bush where his life was saved by an Indian shaman, and describes his World War II years in the course of which he decided to practice holistic medicine. A look at the connection between spirit and body
Murther & walking spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )
61 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,985 libraries worldwide
The editor of a Toronto newspaper finds out about his ancestors in an unusual private Film Festival
The manticore by Robertson Davies( Book )
108 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,895 libraries worldwide
A successful criminal lawyer enters Jungian analysis after the accidental death of the half stranger who is his father
The rebel angels by Robertson Davies( Book )
86 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
Murder, theft perjury, love, and scholarship at a modern university trouble the life of a beautiful partgypsy graduate student
World of wonders by Robertson Davies( Book )
88 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,785 libraries worldwide
Magnus Eisengrim, the illustrious magician star of a movie being filmed in Switzerland, spends his free time relating the sad story of his life to his director and producer, a cameraman, a mysterious hostess, and a Canadian schoolmaster
The Deptford trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
82 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
World of Wonders :"This novel tells the life story of the unfortunate boy introduced in The Fifth Business, who was spirited away from his Canadian home by one of the members of a traveling side show, the Wanless World of Wonders" -- publisher website (May 2007)
A mixture of frailties by Robertson Davies( Book )
46 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Witty story of a Canadian girl's adventures as a student of music in London
Leaven of malice by Robertson Davies( Book )
67 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Out of spite, someone puts a false engagement notice in the local newspaper causing all parties great embarrassment
High spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Presents an entertaining and witty collection of eighteen stories about ghosts and other haunting tales of the supernatural, including such notable literary apparitions as Ibsen and Charles Dickens
A voice from the attic by Robertson Davies( Book )
35 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
The enthusiasms of Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Tempest-tost by Robertson Davies( Book )
45 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 687 libraries worldwide
Mathematics teacher Hector Mackiwraith falls in love with beautiful Griselda Webster during an amateur production of The tempest
Shakespeare's boy actors by Robertson Davies( Book )
16 editions published between 1939 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 libraries worldwide
The Salterton trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
People who do not know Salterton call it dreamy and old-world. They say it is the place where Anglican clergymen go when they die. The real Saltertonians, however, know that there is nothing quaint about the place at all
The mirror of nature by Robertson Davies( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Conversations with Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
The Cornish trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
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 the inimitable Robertson Davies
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Alternative Names
Davies, R.
Davies, Robertson
Davies, Robertson, 1913-
Davies, Robertson William 1913-1995
Davies, William Robertson
Davies, William Robertson 1913-
Davies William Robertson 1913-1995
Marchbanks, Samuel
Robertson Davies Canadees schrijver (1913-1995)
Robertson Davies canadisk skribent
Robertson Davies kanadensisk författare
Robertson Davies kanadischer Schriftsteller, Kritiker, Journalist und Professor
Robertson Davies kanadisk skribent
Robertson Davies pisarz kanadyjski
Robertson Davies scrittore canadese
Дэвис, Робертсон
Робэртсан Дэйвіс
רוברטסון דייוויס
رابرتسن دیویس نویسنده کانادایی
デイヴィス, ロバートソン
English (1,117)
French (69)
Spanish (37)
German (24)
Swedish (23)
Danish (22)
Russian (11)
Italian (8)
Polish (7)
Finnish (7)
Czech (6)
Dutch (6)
Estonian (3)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Chinese (2)
Norwegian (2)
Catalan (2)
Korean (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Esperanto (1)
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