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The Manticore (Penguin Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Hailed by the Washington Post Book World as "a modern classic," Robertson Davies’s acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is woven. The Manticore—the second book in the series after Fifth Business—follows David Staunton, a man pleased with his success but haunted by his relationship with his larger-than-life father. As he seeks help through therapy, he encounters a wonderful cast of characters who help connect him to his past and the death of his father.

About the Author

Robertson Davies (1913-1995) had three successive careers during the time he became an internationally acclaimed Author - actor, publisher, and, finally, professor at the University of Toronto. The author of twelve novels and several volumes of essays and plays, he was the first Canadian to be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039136
Introduction:
Dirda, Michael
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Introduction by:
Dirda, Michael
Introduction:
Dirda, Michael
Author:
Davies, Robertson
Author:
Dirda, Michael
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Fathers
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Jungian psychology
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.76x5.01x.65 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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