Hailed by the Washington Post Book World as "a modern classic," Robertson Davies’s acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is woven. The Manticore—the second book in the series after Fifth Business—follows David Staunton, a man pleased with his success but haunted by his relationship with his larger-than-life father. As he seeks help through therapy, he encounters a wonderful cast of characters who help connect him to his past and the death of his father.
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"Robertson Davies is one of the great modern novelists."
—Malcolm Bradbury, The Sunday Times (London)
"Robertson Davies is a novelist whose books are thick and rich with humor, character and incident. They are plotted with skill and much flamboyance."
— The Observer (London)
One of the great figures in Canadian literature, Robertson Davies is best-known for the Deptford trilogy of books, Fifth Business, The Manticore and World of Wonders.
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