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World of Wonders - Robertson Davies, Wayne Johnston
World of Wonders
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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. World of Wonders—the third book in the series after The Manticore—follows the... show more
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. World of Wonders—the third book in the series after The Manticore—follows the story of Magnus Eisengrim—the most illustrious magician of his age—who is spirited away from his home by a member of a traveling sideshow, the Wanless World of Wonders. After honing his skills and becoming better known, Magnus unfurls his life’s courageous and adventurous tale in this third and final volume of a spectacular, soaring work.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143039143 (0143039148)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Trilogie de Deptford (#3)
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My 5 star rating of this book really reflects my feelings on how I think Davies masterfully wrapped up the Deptford trilogy than it does an individual rating for this volume itself (don’t get me wrong, it’s great, but I think [b:Fifth Business|76896|Fifth Business|Robertson Davies|http://d.gr-assets...
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I must admit that I was disappointed by World of Wonders. After the brilliance and wit of Fifth Business and the psychological musings of The Manticore, I somehow expected a more satisfying conclusion to the Deptford Trilogy.Not that World of Wonders was boring; far from it! I seriously doubt that R...
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