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The Cunning Man

Robertson Davies

For years, Robertson Davies has won acclaim for his warmth and wisdom, humor and bravura. Now Canada’s leading man of letters crowns an astonishing literary career with a novel in the spirit of his best-selling Murther & Walking Spirits. “Should I have taken the false teeth?” This is what Dr. Jonathan Hullah, a police surgeon with “a high degree of cunning,” wonders after he signs the death certificate for St. Aidan’s Father Hobbes.What made the good father drop dead while celebrating Communion? In his search for the answer, Hullah whisks us back on a tour of his own rich and colorful life. From his adventures in the Royal Canadian Army to his relationship with a butter sculptress, from his medical secrets to his circle of friends—including outrageous banker Darcy—Hullah revels in the divine comedy of life and, not incidentally, solves a murder. The Cunning Man is enormous entertainment from the first Canadian Honorary Member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.

For years, Robertson Davies has won acclaim for his warmth and wisdom, humor and bravura. Now Canada’s leading man of letters crowns an astonishing literary career with a novel in the spirit of his best-selling Murther & Walking Spirits. “Should I have taken the false teeth?” This is what Dr. Jonathan Hullah, a police surgeon with “a high degree of cunning,” wonders after he signs the death certificate for St. Aidan’s Father Hobbes.What made the good father drop dead while celebrating Communion? In his search for the answer, Hullah whisks us back on a tour of his own rich and colorful life. From his adventures in the Royal Canadian Army to his relationship with a butter sculptress, from his medical secrets to his circle of friends—including outrageous banker Darcy—Hullah revels in the divine comedy of life and, not incidentally, solves a murder. The Cunning Man is enormous entertainment from the first Canadian Honorary Member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
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For years, Robertson Davies has won acclaim for his warmth and wisdom, humor and bravura. Now Canada’s leading man of letters crowns an astonishing literary career with a novel in the spirit of his best-selling Murther & Walking Spirits. “Should I have taken the false teeth?” This is what Dr. Jonathan Hullah, a police surgeon with “a high degree of cunning,” wonders after he signs the death certificate for St. Aidan’s Father Hobbes.What made the good father drop dead while celebrating Communion? In his search for the answer, Hullah whisks us back on a tour of his own rich and colorful life. From his adventures in the Royal Canadian Army to his relationship with a butter sculptress, from his medical secrets to his circle of friends—including outrageous banker Darcy—Hullah revels in the divine comedy of life and, not incidentally, solves a murder. The Cunning Man is enormous entertainment from the first Canadian Honorary Member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

16h 54m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:00


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:04


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:04


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

13:20


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

33:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

30:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

13:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:58


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:55


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:39


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:04


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:09


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

12:14


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

12:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

28:49


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

24:27


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

13:27


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

17:58


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

37:46


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

39:20


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:31


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

25:30


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

10:08


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:44


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:55


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

11:21


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:16


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

10:15


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

13:36


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

14:06


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

20:53


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

13:24


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

15:28


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

12:34


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

19:40


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

17:02


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

09:46


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

10:37


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:48


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

14:48


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:55


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

11:38


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:39


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

14:49


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:25


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:05


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

11:54


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:06


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:34


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:09


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:25


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:19


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:14


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:42


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:19


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:31


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:58


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

24:18


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:07


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:19


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

01:31


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

11:39


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:50


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

25:20


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

09:17


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:38


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:00


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

02:47


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

11:56


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

09:53


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:46