The rebel angels

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Penguin, 1983 - Fiction - 331 pages
16 Reviews
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He is an excellent thinker and an excellent writer. - Goodreads
And the “shocking” ending was predictable and lame. - Goodreads
There wasn't much of a plot. - Goodreads

Review: The Rebel Angels (The Cornish Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Mike Harper - Goodreads

This is my first experience with Davies. I liked his prose and some of the characters were interesting, but much of the book consisted of long-winded and barely relevant talking. It's as if the author ... Read full review

Review: The Rebel Angels (The Cornish Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Maj - Goodreads

Sigh. Make this rating a very strong 3/5, nevertheless, about a decade after I read the second part of the Cornish trilogy, finally reading the first part left me disappointed and unsatisfied. Some of ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
18
Section 3
24
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Novelist, playwright, and journalist, Robertson Davies is one of Canada's best-known writers internationally. He grew up in Kingston, Ontario, where he later attended Queen's University. In 1938, he received a B.Litt. from Oxford, and then joined the Old Vic Theatre Company. Returning to Canada in 1940, he served as editor of the influential publication Saturday Night until 1942. For the next 20 years he was editor of the Peterborough Examiner in Ontario, where he wrote the Samuel Marchbanks Sketches. From 1953 to 1971 he served on the board of the Stratford Festival. In 1963 Davies became the first master of Massey College, a graduate college at the University of Toronto. In the 1970s Davies published the Deptford Trilogy - Fifth Business (1970), The Manticore (1972), and World of Wonders (1975). Beginning in 1981, Davies published the Cornish Trilogy - The Rebel Angels (1981), What's Bred in the Bone (1985), and The Lyre of Orpheus (1988). These novels, with their academic setting, reveal Davies's awareness of Canada's intellectual and artistic sophistication.

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