World of Wonders (Penguin Classics)
ISBN 10: 0143051407 / 0-14-305140-7
ISBN 13: 9780143051404
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2007
This is the third novel in Davies's major work, The Deptford Trilogy. This novel tells the life story of the unfortunate boy introduced in The Fifth Business, who was spirited away from his Canadian home by one of the members of a traveling side show, the Wanless World of Wonders.
"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)
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