Raymond Fraser launches his new novel, Seasons of Discontent (Lion’s Head Press, 297 pp, $16.95) at Westminster Books on Wednesday, April 15. The evening will feature a reading by the author. Refreshments will be served.
Set in the years 1964-65, Seasons of Discontent is a spirited and captivating sequel to two of the author’s best-known novels, The Bannonbridge Musicians and In Another Life.
“Reading Fraser’s writing is like listening to the voice of an epoch. He explores the things that made the sixties and seventies so legendary.” MICAH O’DONNELL, The Aquinian
“I’ve had the pleasure of reading five of Fraser’s books over the past few years. A great storyteller and one of the country’s truly under-appreciated natural resources.” LAWRENCE CREAGHAN, The Write Stuff
Raymond Fraser is the author of thirteen books of fiction, three of non-fiction, and six collections of poetry. His novel The Bannonbridge Musicians was runner-up for the Governor General’s Award in 1978. In 2009 following publication of his novel In Another Life he received the Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for High Achievement in English-language Literary Arts. Five of his books are listed in Atlantic Canada’s 100 Greatest Books. In 2012 he was appointed to the Order of New Brunswick for his contributions to literature and culture in the province. A native of Chatham (Miramichi), NB, he now lives in Fredericton.
Learn more about him at raymondfraser.blogspot.com