Robertson Davies Quotes (198 quotes)
Tempest-tost (1951), p. 127
“Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.”
Gzowski on FM - Conversations with Robertson Davies (1989)
The Cornish trilogy (1992 edition), Penguin Group USA - ISBN: 9780140158502
“I was never so amazed in my life as when the Sniffer drew his concealed weapon from its case and struck me to the ground, stone dead.”
First line - Murther and Walking Spirits (1991)
The Enthusiasms of Robertson Davies (1979 edition), Viking Adult
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Born: August 28, 1913
Died: December 2, 1995 (aged 82)
Occupation: Novelist, journalist, playwright, professor, critic
Bio: William Robertson Davies 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 variously said to have gladly accepted for himself and to have detested.