"If you are the kind of reader who looks for traces of the marvelous and the unexpected in narrative as well as daily life, then soon you will, like me, treasure these novels."–Kelly Link
"The Deptford Trilogy
boldly commingles the extraordinary and the everyday, at times attaining what Davies once called, in talking about melodrama, 'the compelling immediacy of a dream.'"–Michael Dirda
"Robertson Davies is one of the great modern novelists."
, The Sunday Times
"Robertson Davies is a novelist whose books are thick and rich with humor, character and incident. They are plotted with skill and much flamboyance."
–The Observer (London)