Manticore Robertson Davies

ISBN: 9781417703265

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Manticore  by  Robertson Davies

Manticore by Robertson Davies
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Hailed by Washington Post Book World as a modern classic, Robertson Daviess Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is woven. The Manticore, 2nd book in the series afterMoreHailed by Washington Post Book World as a modern classic, Robertson Daviess Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived series of novels, around which a mysterious death is woven.

The Manticore, 2nd book in the series after Fifth Business follows David Staunton, a man pleased with his success but haunted by his relationship with a larger-than-life father, Percy Boyd. As he seeks help thru Jungian therapy, he encounters a wonderful cast of characters who help connect him to his past & his fathers death.The title refers to elements of the unconscious which unfold thru the story & are eventually manifested as a fantastic mythical creature: a manticore.The Manticore won the Governor-Generals Literary Award in the English language fiction category in 1972.

Many believe that the selection was due in part to the fact that Davies did not win in 1970 for Fifth Business.



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