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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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First installment of his Deptford Trilogy, this is Davis' best book. It contains a whole book full of wonderfully complex characters. While it is certainly not necessary to read the whole trilogy, if one does so one gains unique insight into Davies life. Read full review

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"This is the revenge of the unlived life, Ramsay. Suddenly it makes a fool of you." "The prima donna and the tenor, the contralto and the basso, get all the best music and do all the spectacular ... Read full review


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