A mixture of frailties.

by Robertson Davies

Publisher: Micmillan in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 379 Downloads: 239
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Edition Notes

SeriesLaurentian library (Series) -- 7, Salterton trilogy -- 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4D258 Mi
The Physical Object
Pagination379 p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15985783M

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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). A Mixture of Frailties (The Salterton Trilogy Book 3) - Kindle edition by Davies, Robertson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Mixture of Frailties (The Salterton Trilogy Book 3)/5(9). 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(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. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Mixture of Frailties; Mrs. Bridgetower has died, and used her will as a final weapon against her son and his wife.

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A MIXTURE OF FRAILTIES. by Robertson Davies. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The town of Salterton, Canada (some may remember its Little Theatre comedy- Tempest-Tost- Rinehart) again is the scene of considerable dismay after the death of imperious Mrs.

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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A Mixture of Frailties Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. 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 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). As Kate mentioned here, A Mixture of Frailties is the book where Robertson Davies finally, firmly made the shift from dramatist to novelist. Not to get all “no true Scotsman” on you, but I think, given how his next eight novels play out, a case can be made that A Mixture of Frailties is the first “true” Robertson Davies novel.

That’s not exactly the case I’m going to be making here. 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.

Human Nature: A Mixture of Frailties The limits and costs of assumptions. Posted SHARE. TWEET. EMAIL. MORE. SHARE. SHARE. Even the title his book, Free Market Madness.

Robertson Davies, novelist, playwright, literary critic and essayist, was born in in Thamesville, Ontario. The Manticore was published infollowed 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).

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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. NY: Everest House, A Very Good Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine: May be aged but book shows little if any visible wear.

Fair: Shows heavy use, large stains, heavy soiling, tears, and a page may be loose or Rating: % positive. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. The two voices of A Mixture of Frailties CLARA THOMAS 'The muhd's everything.

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