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What's Bred in the Bone - Robertson Davies - Signed

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Francis Cornish was always good at keeping secrets. From the well-hidden family secret of his childhood to his mysterious encounters with a small-town embalmer, an expert art restorer, a Bavarian countess, and various masters of espionage, the events in Francis's life were not always what they seemed. In this wonderfully ingenious portrait of an art expert and collector of international renown, Robertson Davies has created a spellbinding tale of artistic triumph and heroic deceit. In this second book of the Cornish Trilogy, Davies spins a tale told in stylish, elegant prose, endowed with lavish portions of his wit and wisdom. "A deliciously readable story...An altogether remarkable creation, his most accomplished novel to date." -- The New York Times

Signed reprint (1986). Very good condition - with small tears to bottom right hand corner, and top and bottom of spine. Pages have yellowed with age at the edges. Price unclipped.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Davies, Robertson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1986
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670809160
ISBN-13:
9780670809165
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Viking

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Francis Cornish was always good at keeping secrets. From the well-hidden family secret of his childhood to his mysterious encounters with a small-town embalmer, an expert art restorer, a Bavarian countess, and various masters of espionage, the events in Francis's life were not always what they seemed. In this wonderfully ingenious portrait of an art expert and collector of international renown, Robertson Davies has created a spellbinding tale of artistic triumph and heroic deceit. In this second book of the Cornish Trilogy, Davies spins a tale told in stylish, elegant prose, endowed with lavish portions of his wit and wisdom. "A deliciously readable story...An altogether remarkable creation, his most accomplished novel to date." -- The New York Times

Signed reprint (1986). Very good condition - with small tears to bottom right hand corner, and top and bottom of spine. Pages have yellowed with age at the edges. Price unclipped.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Davies, Robertson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1986
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670809160
ISBN-13:
9780670809165
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Viking

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