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The manticore

Robertson Davies

The manticore

a novel

by Robertson Davies

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Canadians -- Switzerland -- Fiction.,
    • Psychotherapist and patient -- Fiction.,
    • Jungian psychology -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers -- Death -- Fiction.,
    • Switzerland -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      The second of three linked novels, the first being Fifth business (1970), and the third being World of wonders (c1975).

      Statementby Robertson Davies.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.D258 Man, PR9199.3.D3 Man
      The Physical Object
      Pagination280 p. ;
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5122730M
      ISBN 10077050891X
      LC Control Number74196333


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