Fifth Business Summary | GradeSaver

In the novel Fifth Business by Robertson Davies, Boy Staunton -a successful businessman with a polished appearance but a tortured soul- took the ultimate plunge to his death.

This applies to the novel Fifth Business and the characters Dunstan Ramsey and Boy Staunton.

New York Times applauded Fifth Business – the first of the Deptford triptych – as "a marvelously enigmatic novel, elegantly written and driven by irresistible narrative force." How true this is.


Fifth Business Part 2 Summary & Analysis - LitCharts

In the novel, Fifth Business by Robertson Davies, the main character, Dunstan Ramsey, takes the path of the Canadian hero.