Fifth business

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New American Library, 1971 - Fiction - 238 pages
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Fiction about the life of a Canadian school teacher named Dunstan Ramsay which contains dark currents of love, ambition, vengeance and death that flow through this powerful work, cast in the form of Ramsay's memoirs.

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Magnificent prose, supremely developed storyline. - Goodreads
The writing was slow and repetitive. - Goodreads
Really, Really good story telling. - Goodreads
What a great writer! - Goodreads
The narrative voice was compelling, witty, interesting. - Goodreads
At first, I only liked this book for the prose. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mason Barge - Goodreads

Really one of the great books, full of fun and intelligence. I don't know whether I enjoyed this or The Manticore more. Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Adam McPhee - Goodreads

GOD DAMN IT. I avoided reading this book for years because I'd always seen it described as "A CANADIAN STAPLE" about "A BOY WHO THROWS SNOWBALLS AND FEELS GUILT AND FACES CONSEQUENCES IN A SHITTY ... Read full review


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