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Review: Fifth Business (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 (Deptford trilogy #1)

User Review  - Terri Jacobson - Goodreads

This is the first book of Robertson Davies' The Deptford Trilogy, and it's a challenge and a joy to read. The writing is luscious and deep with many touches of humor. Davies introduces all the themes ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Trilogie de Deptford #1)

User Review  - Leonore - Goodreads

The book is exquisitely written in some of the best prose I have ever read. The book came together in part II and became much more compelling. The book starts in a small town in Canada, where several ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Trilogie de Deptford #1)

User Review  - Wanda - Goodreads

I love this book--it is one of my comfort reads. I took it to Ecuador with me for pleasant airport/airplane reading and now remember why I love it so much. It was the first Canadian literature that I ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Deptford trilogy #1)

User Review  - Ali Green - Goodreads

I can not stand this book and don't understand why people seem to rave about it. I like the concept- that a character's life is not special, in itself, but how that character influences other ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Deptford trilogy #1)

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

"You are still young enough to think that torment of the spirit is a splendid thing, a sign of a superior nature. But you are no longer a young man; you are a youngish middle-aged man, and it is time ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Deptford trilogy #1)

User Review  - Sharyl - Goodreads

This is the story of Dunstable Ramsey's life, written out in first person and addressed to the headmaster of the school where Ramsey had spent about forty years of his professional life. After all ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Deptford trilogy #1)

User Review  - Akshita - Goodreads

I honestly didn't understand this book.....and neither did my classmates. Although this book may have many archatypes....I think a different bookight have been better as this book didn't seem to grasp ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Deptford trilogy #1)

User Review  - Bette - Goodreads

Davies uses just-post-turn-of-the-century high brow language that always makes me think I might be a little bit smart. But then I remember that it's probably his ribald wit that I really dig and I'm ... Read full review

Review: Fifth Business (Trilogie de Deptford #1)

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

I'm a little more than halfway through this book. I read it more than 20 years ago and completely forgot the story, and now I'm desperate to read everything Robertson Davies has ever written. I am ... Read full review


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