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What's Bred in the Bone
What's Bred in the Bone
Author: Robertson Davies
"What's bred in the bone comes out in the flesh, says the old proverb, and what was bred in Francis Cornish -- born to a wealthy, patrician family in a small Ottawa Valley town -- shaped a life that caused tremors in the international art world. To most Canadians, Francis was simply the eccentric artist son of the well-connected Cornish...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140097115
ISBN-10: 0140097112
Publication Date: 11/4/1986
Pages: 448
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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I love the way this guy writes, but this book often seemed like something I've already read. The style is unique and the characters are interesting but often creepy. If you look this author, you will like this book.
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Robertson Davies is always great and entertaining, and this book is one of my favorites of his.
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Celebrated author Robertson Davies tells the story of the hidden events in the life an art expert and collector of international renown. Newsweek said, "This is literary sleuthwork at its most inspired - scholarly enough for a purist and radiating a rare degree of human sympathy."


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