Salterton Trilogy

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 167 ratings

Tempest-tost Publisher's Summary

An amateur production of The Tempest provides a colorful backdrop for a hilarious look at unrequited love. Mathematics teacher Hector Mackilwraith, stirred and troubled by Shakespeare's play, falls in love with the beautiful Griselda Webster. When Griselda shows she has plans of her own, Hector despairs on the play's opening night.
©1951 Clark, Irwin & Company, Ltd. (P)1997 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Tempest-tost

    • The Salterton Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Robertson Davies
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    An amateur production of The Tempest provides a colorful backdrop for a hilarious look at unrequited love. Mathematics teacher Hector Mackilwraith, stirred and troubled by Shakespeare's play, falls in love with the beautiful Griselda Webster. When Griselda shows she has plans of her own, Hector despairs on the play's opening night.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • First of the first (and shows it)

    • By Mary on 12-22-09

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 2

    • Leaven of Malice

    • The Salterton Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Robertson Davies
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    The following announcement appeared in the Salterton Evening Bellman: "Professor and Mrs. Walter Vambrace are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Pearl Veronica, to Solomon Bridgetower, Esq., son of ..."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gentle part 2 of trilogy

    • By CJW on 09-13-13

    Regular price: $19.56

  • Book 3

    • A Mixture of Frailties

    • The Salterton Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Robertson Davies
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    A Mixture of Frailties is so much more than the story of Monica Gall's life in London and her education as a singer. It is an account of her education as a human being, and the result is an absorbing novel, comic in the true sense, vivid and frequently moving.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • even better than on paper, and that's saying a lot

    • By Mary on 08-14-09

    Regular price: $23.07