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Fifth Business - Robertson Davies
Fifth Business
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4.16 140
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141181363 (0141181362)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
Series: Trilogie de Deptford (#1)
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Garden-of-Stars
Garden-of-Stars rated it
4.5 Fifth Business
What a brilliant book. hands-down brilliant. I was a little hesitant about it when our English teachers told us how amazing "Fifth Business" is, especially since I have found that my literary tastes and theirs don't always cross paths. And at first I was a little suspicious once I started reading, b...
travelin
travelin rated it
5.0 Fifth Business
Not positive I'm rating the right book, although quite a few of his books deserve such a rating it seems. It has been many years, but was this the book with the scene of half a dozen lawyers fighting for a place behind a small table?
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it
I finished reading then immediately went back to first page to read it again. Which is rather curious, I can't say that the language is really special nor the pace & plot gripping. But there's just something about it that is really comfortable to read. I can say, though, that the ending satisfy me. ...
D3's Booklog
D3's Booklog rated it
4.0
4.5 starsRobertson Davies is one of my literary heroes. At a time in my youth when I had been engulfed with ‘Canadian Literature’ that was, in my humble opinion at the time at least, depressing, uninteresting, and decidedly parochial, here was a man who wrote stories with verve, humour, erudition an...
truepenny
truepenny rated it
5.0 Fifth Business (Penguin Modern Classics)
I am going to make a controversial statement that has required a great degree of soul searching, but this may be my favourite book. Ever.Finally reading it again after six years, I am just as - probably more - enchanted and inspired by it.I will say more when I have finished the trilogy, but I am pr...
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