Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

The novel follows the life of Dunstan Ramsay, a man haunted by a childhood accident that he believes he caused. The book explores his guilt and its impact on his life, as well as his relationships with others, including a woman he loves but cannot have, a brilliant but troubled friend, and a saintly fool. Throughout his life, Ramsay seeks redemption and understanding in the realms of history, mythology, and religion.

The 1825th greatest book of all time


Published
1970
Nationality
Canadian
Type
Fiction
Pages
250-400
Words
107,000
Original Language
English

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