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What's Bred in the Bone (The Cornish Trilogy #2)
by Robertson Davies

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What's Bred in the Bone (The Cornish Trilogy #2) by Robertson Davies Overview

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 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. It is a tale told in stylish, elegant prose, endowed with lavish portions of Davies's wit and wisdom.

Robertson Davies

About What's Bred in the Bone (The Cornish Trilogy #2) Description

William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL (died in Orangeville, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. He was one of Canada's best-known and most popular authors, and one of its most distinguished "men of letters", a term Davies is sometimes said to have detested. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate college at the University of Toro

Data Book What's Bred in the Bone (The Cornish Trilogy #2)

Original Title What's Bred in the Bone ISBN 0140117938 (ISBN13: 9780140117936 ) Edition Language English Series The Cornish Trilogy #2 Literary Awards Man Booker Prize Nominee (1986), Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction (1986) (33)