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A mixture of frailties.

Robertson Davies

A mixture of frailties.

by Robertson Davies

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLaurentian library (Series) -- 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8507 A85 M5
The Physical Object
Pagination379p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18826464M

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A mixture of frailties, and leaven of malice, the other book in the salterton trilogy I have read, both give me a warm feeling. They are both humorous, cozy, centering around the interesting and petty, endearing intrigues and day to day happenings of small town salteron in Canada/5.

A Mixture of Frailties is the third in The Salterton Trilogy but I had no problems reading it as a stand alone book. I loved this book. I will admit that it took several weeks to get through for some reason, but I adored it nonetheless. It's hilarious in a nonchalant way. That's just the way it is/5(10).

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A Mixture of A mixture of frailties. book is the third in The Salterton Trilogy but I had no problems reading it as a stand alone book. I loved this book. I will admit that it took several weeks to get through for some reason, but I adored it nonetheless/5(3).

A Mixture of Frailties is so much more than the story of Monica Gall's life in London and her education as a singer. It is an account of her education as a human being, and the result is an absorbing novel, comic in the true sense, vivid and frequently moving.

A Mixture of Frailties ROBERTSON DAVIES (–) was born and raised in Ontario, and was educated at a variety of schools, including Upper Canada.

"A Mixture of Frailties is so much more than the story of Monica Gall's life in London and her education as a singer. It is an account of her education as a human being, and the result is an absorbing novel, comic in the true sense, vivid and frequently moving."--Page 4 of cover.

A Mixture of Frailties is so much more than the story of Monica Gall’s life in London and her education as a singer. It is an account of her education as a human being, and the result is an absorbing novel, comic in the true sense, vivid and frequently moving.4/5.

Happily, "A Mixture of Frailties" turned out to be an independent book, and a first-rate one. As good in execution as the earlier novel, it is larger in scope, richer in conception. It is not so specifically a comedy, although abundantly funny in Mr. Davies' highly individual vein.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davies, Robertson, Mixture of frailties. Harmondsworth ; New York: Penguin Books, "A Mixture of Frailties", the third volume of Robertson Davies "Salterton" Trilogy, is his first extended engagement with one of the great neuroses of Canadian culture: Canada's artistic relationship to Europe, and particularly to Britain.

A Mixture of Frailties is so much more than the story of Monica Gall's life in London and her education as a singer. It is an account of her education as a human being.

The result is a vivid, comic, and frequently moving novel. A Mixture of Frailties is the last novel in The Salterton Trilogy, after Tempest-Tost and Leaven of Malice. A Mixture of Frailties Book Summary and Study Guide. Robertson Davies Booklist Robertson Davies Message Board.

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A Mixture of Frailties By Robertson Davies. With his signature wit, Davies concludes the Salterton stories with this third book in The Salterton Trilogy. READ MORE. Author Description. Robertson Davies. Robertson Davies (–) was born and raised in Ontario, and was educated at a variety of schools, including Upper Canada College.

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It is an account of her education as a human being. The result is. A Mixture of Frailties (Part 2): How the Pendulum Swings The rational and irrational of human nature.

Posted William Robertson Davies, CC OOnt FRSC FRSL (28 August – 2 December ) 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", an unfashionable term Davies gladly accepted for himself. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate residential Spouse: Brenda Ethel Davies (m.–).The Salterton Trilogy is comprised of the novels Tempest-Tost, Leaven of Malice, and A Mixture of Frailties, Robertson Davies’ first forays into fiction in the Trilogy is available in eBook format for the first time.

In the small university town of Salterton, Ontario, dreams /5(54).