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Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Alan Chen - Goodreads

This is the first time I came across Davies and this introduction to his work is impressive. His prose, while beautiful, is quite simple. He doesn't attempt to jar the reader with unusual metaphors or ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

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Robertson Davies' writing style is so subtle, so rich. He's a pleasure to read. "Fifth Business," the first book of The Deptford Trilogy, is a study in the long-reaching consequences of a youthful act ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

Robertson Davies' writing style is so subtle, so rich. He's a pleasure to read. "Fifth Business," the first book of The Deptford Trilogy, is a study in the long-reaching consequences of a youthful act ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Diane Barnes - Goodreads

Robertson Davies is one of my favorite writers, because I feel so intellectual and learned when I read him. Fifth Business is the first novel in the Deptford trilogy. The plot is complicated and ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Alexander Castro - Goodreads

This book had way too much detail. However, the ending was amazing. I'd give the ending a good 4 stars. Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Alexander Castro - Goodreads

This book had way too much detail. However, the ending was amazing. I'd give the ending a good 4 stars. Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Frederic Kerr - Goodreads

This is one of those book we had to read in first year English at university that was really outstanding. Davies, one of my favourite Canadian authors, is very well read and wrote beautifully. The ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Christiana Sherrill - Goodreads

Just not my thing. It had some interesting parts, but as a whole, it didn't come together for me. The stuff I found interesting wasn't explored enough, and there was far too much explanation and in ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Diemitternacht - Goodreads

a good book, with too much theological and religious information however. but i liked the idea of the main character who actually wasn't the main one in this story Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (The Deptford Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Evan - Goodreads

I am not a fan of abandoning books, but I just can't bring myself to read the last half of this one. If, after 150 pages, I am not in the least concerned with what happens to the characters or the ... Read full review


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