USF Book Club: The Rebel Angels by Robertson Davies

Hello everyone!

For April we are reading The Rebel Angels by Robertson Davies.

We’ll meet from 12 noon – 1 pm in the seminar room (#209) of Gleeson Library on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. We’re open to the whole USF community, so bring your lunch, your friends, your colleagues, and your classmates!

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“On one level, Davies’s novel is ‘about’ four academics: Maria Theotoky, the brilliant, beautiful graduate student; her adviser, the ascetic Dr. Hollier; Simon Darcourt, the bon vivant priest; and Parlabane, once an outstanding scholar, now sycophant to his former classmates. Then there is the basic plot theme: Who will end up with the girl? Standard stuff. Yet the real focus here is on the spiritual and/or mystical personal explorations of the main characters…” –Library Journal, March 1, 1998

You can request the book through the Library’s free service, Link+, and it will come to Gleeson in about 4 business days.

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