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Davies, Robertson 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 536 works in 2,043 publications in 5 languages and 44,998 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Musical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Reviews  Diary fiction  Records and correspondence  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Performer, Redactor, Librettist, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PR9199.3.D3, 813.54
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The lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies( Book )
47 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,471 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 )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 2,429 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. By the author of The Rebel Angels
What's bred in the bone by Robertson Davies( Book )
54 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 2,401 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 )
73 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,268 libraries worldwide
The story of five Canadians whose lives are joined together because of one badly aimed snowball
Murther & walking spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )
45 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,073 libraries worldwide
The editor of a Toronto newspaper finds out about his ancestors in an unusual private Film Festival
The rebel angels by Robertson Davies( Book )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
Murder, theft perjury, love, and scholarship at a modern university trouble the life of a beautiful partgypsy graduate student
The manticore by Robertson Davies( Book )
62 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 1,793 libraries worldwide
A successful criminal lawyer enters Jungian analysis after the accidental death of the half stranger who is his father
World of wonders by Robertson Davies( Book )
44 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 1,717 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 )
59 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Esperanto and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
At two minutes to six on December 27th 1908 the lives of three people become inextricably bound together by the trajectory of a snowball. There is ten-year old Dunstable Ramsay, intended victim of the snowball, who, fatefully, ducks; his #x18;lifelong friend and enemy#x19; Percy Boyd Staunton, angered by their recent quarrel, who hurls the snowball; and Paul Dempster, prematurely born when his pregnant mother is struck by Percy#x19;s icy missile. Tracing the rich and varied lives of these three individuals, The Deptford Trilogy lures the reader down labyrinthine tunnels of myth, history and magic in one of the most beguiling, clever and cunning trilogies ever written
A voice from the attic by Robertson Davies( Book )
31 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
A mixture of frailties by Robertson Davies( Book )
41 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Witty story of a Canadian girl's adventures as a student of music in London
Leaven of malice by Robertson Davies( Book )
56 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 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 )
31 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 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
The enthusiasms of Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )
17 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Tempest-tost by Robertson Davies( Book )
35 editions published between 1917 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 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 )
10 editions published between 1939 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 libraries worldwide
The Salterton trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
31 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 libraries worldwide
In the small university town of Salterton, Ontario, dreams are quietly taking shape, or falling apart. There's the Salterton Little Theatre Company, in which professional director Valentine Rich is tormented by the amateurish efforts of his actors. The families Vambrace and Bridgetower almost go to war over a fake notice of engagement in the local paper. And a family fortune is lavished on an aspiring singer because there is no male heir to claim it. Tracing the lives and incidents of a small community in the middle of the last century, "The Salterton Trilogy" peels off the public veneer of geniality and respectability to reveal the private passions simmering beneath
Conversations with Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
The mirror of nature by Robertson Davies( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
The Cornish trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 413 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
デイヴィス, ロバートソン
Languages
English (934)
French (2)
Italian (1)
Esperanto (1)
Spanish (1)
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