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The Deptford Trilogy - Community Reviews back

by Robertson Davies
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 2 months ago
The Deptford Trilogy is comprised of three books. (Go figure!) They are Fifth Business, The Manticore, and World of Wonders. This is my first outing with the author, Robertson Davies, but apparently he was big on trilogies. He wrote all of his novels as part of a cycle comprised of three books. The ...
Bookish Quotes
Bookish Quotes rated it 6 years ago
How do I even begin this? I spent about two weeks reading this and that's a lot of time for people to be asking: "so what is it about?"It's usually non-readers who ask such questions because readers know better than to ask what a 800 page book is about. But I thought about it and decided that it was...
The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it 6 years ago
From the snapshots you can find online, Robertson Davies looked like Charles Darwin with a touch of Santa Claus. The Canadian author had a long white forked beard that was strikingly demode in the 1970s when he delivered the three books of this excellent Deptford Trilogy. And yet, don't be fooled by...
Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it 6 years ago
How do I even begin this? I spent about two weeks reading this and that's a lot of time for people to be asking: "so what is it about?"It's usually non-readers who ask such questions because readers know better than to ask what a 800 page book is about. But I thought about it and decided that it was...
The Review Man
The Review Man rated it 10 years ago
In the 1970s there was a popular Canadian television show called Reach for the Top. It was a quiz-style game show pitting two teams of four against each other in a battle of general (read: mostly useless) knowledge. (Fun fact: Stephen Harper competed but did not win the national championship, althou...
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it 11 years ago
Oh how annoying! You start a book, a newly purchased paperback, and immediately the pages start falling out! I was hooked, and I so want to continue reading, but I had to return it to the store and order a new copy! Grrrrr :0(
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