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What's Bred in the Bone (Cornish Trilogy)

Davies, Robertson

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ISBN 10: 0670809160 / ISBN 13: 9780670809165
Verlag: Viking Adult, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1985
Gebraucht Zustand: Very Good Hardcover
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Titel: What's Bred in the Bone (Cornish Trilogy)

Verlag: Viking Adult, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1985

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jacket

Auflage: First U.S. Edition.

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What's Bred in the Bone is the second novel in the Canadian writer Robertson Davies' ''Cornish Trilogy''. It is the life story of Francis (or Frank) Cornish, whose death and will were the starting point for the first novel, The Rebel Angels.

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' life were not always what they seemed.

Told in stylish, elegant prose and endowed with lavish portions of Robertson Davies's wit and wisdom, he makes use of guardian angels to tell this wonderfully ingenious portrait of an art expert and collector of international renown. The other books in the trilogy are The Rebel Angels and The Lyre of Orpheus.

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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 

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