Robertson Davies

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Hah! V pleased w/ this revive - just yesterday I was literally blowing the dust off a pile of books and on top, requiring a wet wipe, was my (unread) copy of the The Cornish Trilogy and I was thinking, "Am I ever going to read this fucking thing? Does anybody in the world give a shit about Robertson Davies now?'

I think I have it because Burgess included it in his mad 99 Novels list, where he concludes that RD is 'prime Nobel Prize material'! But now I want to read him after looking through this thread

Ward Fowler, Friday, 21 May 2021 19:41 (four months ago) link

I loved the Cornish and Deptford trilogies. I came to Davies through 99 Novels as well, was led to a lot of good reading by that book.

In my house are many Manchins (WmC), Friday, 21 May 2021 19:46 (four months ago) link

Yeah, that is a lot of fun, 99 Novels.

Working in the POLL Mine (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 21 May 2021 20:11 (four months ago) link


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