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Happy Alchemy, first published by McClelland and Stewart in 1997, is a collection of writings by Canadian novelist Robertson Davies. The collection was edited after Davies' death in 1995 by his literary executors: his wife Brenda and daughter Jennifer.
Happy Alchemy consists of various of Davies' unpublished speeches, book reviews and essays. It touches on themes, subjects and interests that were near to Davies' heart: in particular, theatre, opera and music.
The book opens with a quotation from the English poet Matthew Green:
"By happy alchemy of mind
They turn to pleasure all they find."
- Peterman, Micheal. "No Miracles Here - Robertson Davies's Posthumous Collection". Books in Canada: The Canadian Review of Books. Retrieved 2017-03-17.
- "Happy Alchemy: On the Pleasures of Music and the Theatre". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2017-03-17.