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The Cunning Man - Robertson Davies

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Title
The Cunning Man
Author
Robertson Davies
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
19960201

"A delight, a novel that travels 70 years of history on its own swift feet, a book of love and wisdom, loss and irony"-The Boston Sunday Globe

When Father Hobbes mysteriously dies at the high alter on Good Friday, Dr. Jonathan Hullah - whose holistic work has earned him the label "Cunning Man" (for the wizard of folk tradition) - wants to know why. The physician-cum-diagnostician's search for answers compels him to look back over his own long life. He conjures vivid memories of the dazzling, intellectual high jinks and compassionate philosophies of himself and his circle, including flamboyant, mystical curate Charlie Iredale; cynical, quixotic professor Brocky Gilmartin; outrageous banker Darcy Dwyer; and jocular, muscular artist Pansy Todhunter. In compelling and hilarious scenes from the divine comedy of life, The Cunning Man reveals profound truth about being human.

The crowning achievement of "one of the most learned, amusing accomplished novelists of our time and of our century." - The New York Times Book 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.

Type
BOOK
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
480

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