Ronald Frame





Ronald Frame


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in Glascow, The United Kingdom
May 23, 1953

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Ronald Frame was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1953, and educated there and at Oxford. He is the author of thirteen internationally published works of fiction, is an award-winning television and radio scriptwriter, and has recently received international recognition for his short stories set in the fictitious Scottish spa town of Carnbeg.

In 1984 he was joint-winner of the first Betty Trask Prize for fiction. In 1999 his novel THE LANTERN BEARERS was longlisted for The Man Booker Prize and won the 2000 Saltire Award for Scottish Book of the Year.

In August 2001 he delivered the inaugural Saltire Lecture at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which received wide press coverage. He spoke at the New York Public Library in late October 2001
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“Life is an enigma. We have to approach it not scientifically but poetically.”
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“We were perfectly decorous together. It took the will of both of us. I trusted him with me, and myself with him.”
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“Dancing takes a certain lightness, a spring in the step, an elasticity in the calves; a kind of joie de vivre, or alternatively a leavening element of self-proclaiming stupidity in one’s make-up.”
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