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A mixture of frailties

Robertson Davies

A mixture of frailties

by Robertson Davies

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Published by Penguin Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobertson Davies ; with an introduction by Margaret MacMillan.
SeriesModern classics, Penguin modern classics
ContributionsMacMillan, Margaret, 1943-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 350, [4] p.
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20901975M
ISBN 100143054880

  A Mixture of Frailties audiobook, by Robertson Davies “It’s a muddle, thought Monica. A muddle and I can’t get it straight. I wish I knew what I should do. I wish I even knew what I want to do I want to go on in the life that has somehow or other found me and claimed me. And I want so terribly to be happy. Oh god, don’t. Salterton trilogy, series of novels by Robertson Davies, consisting of Tempest-Tost (), Leaven of Malice (), and A Mixture of Frailties (). The books are comedies of manners that are loosely connected by their setting in Salterton, a provincial Canadian university town, .

  Robertson Davies, novelist, playwright, literary critic and essayist, was born in in Thamesville, Ontario. The Manticore was published in , followed by The Salterton Trilogy (Tempest-Tost, Leaven of Malice, winner of the Leacock Award for Humour, and A Mixture of Frailties); The Deptford Trilogy (Fifth Business, The Manticore and World of Wonders); The Cornish Trilogy (The /5(K).   A Mixture Of Frailties (Book): Davies, Robertson. Please note that all WPL locations are closed Indefinitely. All overdue and checked out materials and holds will be extended indefinitely.

"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, and the result is an absorbing novel, comic in the true sense, vivid and frequently moving.


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“ A Mixture of Frailties” is a novel of two interrelated plots. The widow of a retired professor in Salterton Ontario set up a foundation in her will. The foundation has two provisos. The first is that the earnings from the estate will be used to support a young woman from Salterton to obtain an education in some form of the arts in Europe.3/5(2).

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.

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Louisa Bridgetower has died and left a million dollar trust and a very. A Mixture of Frailties ROBERTSON DAVIES (–) was born and raised in Ontario, and was educated at a variety of schools, including Upper Canada College, Queen’s University, and Balliol Archive Search Books by Rating Android App Menu4/5(32).

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/5. A Mixture of Frailties: Salterton Trilogy, Book 3 (MP3 Book) Published September 28th by Blackstone Audio, Inc.

MP3 Book, 0 pagesCited by: 7. Salterton trilogy, series of novels by Robertson Davies, consisting of Tempest-Tost (), Leaven of Malice (), and A Mixture of Frailties (). The books are comedies of manners that are loosely connected by their setting in Salterton, a provincial Canadian university town, and a number of.

The Salterton Trilogy consists of the first three novels by Davies: Tempest-Tost (), Leaven of Malice (), and A Mixture of Frailties ().

Davies was awarded the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour in for Leaven of Malice. The trilogy revolves around the residents of the imaginary town of Salterton, Ontario/5.

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 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 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.

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.

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"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.

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