The Lyre of Orpheus

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G.K. Hall, Apr 1, 1990 - Fiction - 588 pages
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Davies triumphantly concludes the trilogy begun with The Rebel Angels. The Cornish Foundation is thriving under the tutelage of Arthur Cornish, art expert, collector, connoisseur, and notable eccentric.

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Review: The Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

Robertson Davies, The Lyre of Orpheus Three and a half, really. A fun comedy with nearly meta-fictional qualities given off-stage comments by ETA Hoffman, the historical romantic fiction writer whose ... Read full review

Review: The Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Matt Champagne - Goodreads

I remember enjoying Davies's books, but they all run together for me. And I don't remember when I read this one. Read full review


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Robertson Davies began his literary career as a newspaper editor and dramatist. Leaven of Malice, winner of the Leacock Award for Humour, is a highly entertaining reminder of his light touch with memorable characters and his ability to make the most of a humorous situation.

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