The lyre of Orpheus

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Viking, 1989 - Fiction - 472 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  - Leah - Goodreads

This was a fitting ending to the trilogy, and yet it lacked important elements. Where was Mamouzia? How could she be so absent from Maria's pregnancy and from the life of Baby David? I wanted a re ... 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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