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The manticore: A novel

by Davies, Robertson

Condition: Good/Acceptable


Macmillan of Canada, 1972-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. this copy has a solid tight binding with clean unmarked pages...much wear with a bottom chunk missing from dust cover...still intact but in poor shape, mylar protected...

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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