Tag: Robertson Davies


Every December from 1963 for eighteen years, on Gaudy Night, while Master of  Massey College, Robertson Davies told a ghost story. These he collected into a book called High Spirits (Penguin Books paperback 1982), explaining in the first chapter both […]

Place and the Blues

“My lifelong involvement with Mrs. Dempster began at 5:58 o’clock p.m. on the 27th of December, 1908, at which time I was ten year and seven months old. I am able to date the occasion with complete certainty because that […]