The Lyre of Orpheus

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Penguin Books, 1988 - 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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Review: The Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

It was only the choice of focus that made me give this book four stars instead of five. The dramatic irony that Davies uses based on the second book of this trilogy, 'What's bred in the bone,' made ... Read full review

Review: The Lyre of Orpheus (The Cornish Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Matt Kolbet - Goodreads

Davies is always fascinating. Humorous and intellectual. Fifth Business is my favorite novel by him, and this ranks right near it. Read full review


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Robertson Davies (1913-1995) had three successive careers during the time he became an internationally acclaimed author: actor, publisher, and, finally, professor at the University of Toronto. The author of twelve novels and several volumes of essays and plays, he was the first Canadian to be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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