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Canadian Novelist Robertson Davies

Davies began his working life as an actor in England. At the start of World War II, he returned to his home country of Canada and became a journalist. Now a popular author best known for his Deptfod Trilogy, Davies says he still only "squeaks by" as a writer.


Other segments from the episode on January 23, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 23, 1989: Interview with Robertson Davies; Review of Carla Bley's albums "Duets" and "Social Studies"; Interview with Peter Nabokov; Review of the television show …


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