Century

Century

by Ray Smith
     
 

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Century begins with the nightmare visions of a young woman named Jane Seymour, catching the reader up in a chronicle on the Seymour family that moves from Austria, America and Africa, through Edinburgh and Venice, and then back through the Paris of the Belle Epoque and forward to 1923 Germany. One of the most far-reaching novels ever published in Canada.  See more details below

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Century begins with the nightmare visions of a young woman named Jane Seymour, catching the reader up in a chronicle on the Seymour family that moves from Austria, America and Africa, through Edinburgh and Venice, and then back through the Paris of the Belle Epoque and forward to 1923 Germany. One of the most far-reaching novels ever published in Canada.

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"Century is an engaging book to read...the contrast between its own literary beauties and its pessimistic implications echo the inability of its characters to combine beauty and value." --Books in Canada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781926845609
Publisher:
Biblioasis
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
File size:
465 KB

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Meet the Author

Ray Smith: A native of Mabou, Cape Breton, to which he has returned, Ray Smith lived in Montreal for forty years, where he taught English literature at Dawson College. He is the author of, among others, A Night at the Opera (winner of the 1992 Qspell Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction), Cape Breton is the Thought-Control Centre of Canada, Century, and most recently, The Flush of Victory: Jack Bottomly Among the Virgins, all published by Biblioasis.

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