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Tempest-Tost

(1951)
(The first book in the Salterton series)
A novel by

 
AudioFile - Yuri Rasovsky
No other Canadian novelist is lauded and read as widely outside his homeland as Robertson Davies. His characters fascinate, and his gentle, graceful style makes no demands on the reader. His civilized prose should read well aloud indeed, Davidson helps one hear its strengths. He provides an intelligent, expressive, well-paced rendering of the narrative about a Canadian university professor, as well as vivid impersonations of the characters. However, he has trouble with the authorial voice. In his mouth, the narrative has a sarcastic, even cynical, edge, whereas Davies's words, though not without humor and irony, are far more empathetic. Y.R. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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Hardback Editions

June 1952 : Textbook Binding

Title: Tempest-Tost
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 9997496299 / 978-9997496294
Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston
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Paperback Editions

October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Tempest-Tost
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0-14-319701-0 / 978-0-14-319701-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Canada Ltd
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September 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Tempest-tost (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0-14-305491-0 / 978-0-14-305491-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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September 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Tempest-Tost
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0-14-026434-5 / 978-0-14-026434-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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June 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: Davies Robertson : Tempest-Tost (Us)
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0-14-016792-7 / 978-0-14-016792-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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January 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: Tempest-Tost
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0-14-005431-6 / 978-0-14-005431-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
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Audio Editions

December 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Tempest-Tost the Salterton Trilogy, Book 1
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 1-4417-0988-6 / 978-1-4417-0988-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Tempest-Tost (The Salterton Trilogy, Book 1) (Salterton Trilogy (Audio))
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 1-4417-0990-8 / 978-1-4417-0990-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Tempest-Tost (The Salterton Trilogy, Book 1) (Salterton Trilogy (Audio))
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 1-4417-0991-6 / 978-1-4417-0991-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Tempest-tost: The Salterton Trilogy, Book 1
Author(s): Robertson Davies
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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March 2006 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Tempest-tost (Salterton Trilogy)
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 1-84648-034-5 / 978-1-84648-034-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
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March 2006 : UK Audio CD

Title: Tempest-tost (Salterton Trilogy)
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 1-84648-046-9 / 978-1-84648-046-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
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March 1997 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Tempest-Tost (The Salterton Trilogy, Book 1) (Library Edition)
Author(s): Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0-7861-1107-0 / 978-0-7861-1107-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Tempest-Tost (Modern Classics (Penguin))
Author(s): Robertson Davies
Publisher: New Canadian Library
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