Century

By Ray Smith

Century
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The fourth title in Biblioasis' Renditions Series, Century begins with the nightmare visions of a young woman named Jane Seymour, catching the reader up in a chronicle of the Seymour family that moves from Austria, America, and Africa to Edinburgh and Venice--back through Paris ... Read more


Overview

The fourth title in Biblioasis' Renditions Series, Century begins with the nightmare visions of a young woman named Jane Seymour, catching the reader up in a chronicle of the Seymour family that moves from Austria, America, and Africa to Edinburgh and Venice--back through Paris of the Belle Epoque and forward to Germany of 1923.

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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"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

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