Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Fifth Business (Deptford Trilogy) (original 1970; edition 1977)
Fifth Business by Robertson Davies (1970)
Favourite Books (223)
Magic Realism (50)
501 Must-Read Books (161)
20th Century Literature (284)
Swinging Seventies (149)
Didactic Fiction (24)
Canada Books (16)
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0141186151, Paperback)The first novel in Davies's celebrated "Deptford Trilogy" introduces Ramsay, a man who returns from World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross who is destined to be caught in a no man's land where memory, history, and myth collide.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:15 -0400)
"Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross, and destined to be caught in a no-man's-land where memory, history, and myth collide. As Ramsay tells his story, it begins to seem that from boyhood he has exerted a perhaps mystical, perhaps pernicious influence on those around him." -- Back cover.
(summary from another edition)
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.