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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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

This is the third book in the Cornish trilogy from the pen of Robertson Davies (the others being Rebel Angels and What's Bred in the Bone). This book is told from the perspective of Simon Darcourt who ... Read full review

THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Canadian novelist Davies once again delivers the goods—with this solidly entertaining finale to the trilogy struck up by Rebel Angels (1982) and carried through in What's Bred in the Bone (1985 ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1989)

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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