(born May 1953 - ) - Glasgow
Ronald Frame was born in Glasgow, and studied for an MA at the city's university and a B.Litt at the University of Oxford. He is best known for his 1999 novel The Lantern Bearers, which won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year award, and is inspired by an essay of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The Lantern Bearers was selected as one of the 100 Best Scottish Books of all Time.
Ronald Frame He writes short fiction set in the fictional Scottish village of Carnbeg, some of which have been anthologised.
Frame has also won the Samuel Becket Prize for the novel and TV play Paris. He has written widely for TV and Radio, and his first story A Winter Journey was nominated for three Sony Awards.
- Add to BasketThe Lantern Bearers: A Novel
- Paperback - Duckbacks
This novel is based around observed flashbacks about the oppressive youth of a homosexual musician in Edinburgh. Frame is a distinguished novelist and playwright and his television work has, among other awards, won the Samuel Beckett Prize
- Add to BasketUnwritten Secrets
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'Unwritten Secrets' explores the duplicitous world of classical music in 20th century Vienna and the perilous consequences of prizing art above all else.
- Winter Journey - 1984
- Watching Mrs Gordon - 1985
- A Long Weekend with Marcel Proust - 1986
- Sandmouth People - 1987
- A Woman of Judah - 1987
- Paris - 1987
- Penelope's Hat - 1989
- Bluette - 1990
- Underwood and After - 1991
- Walking my Mistress in Deauville - 1992
- The Sun on the Wall - 1994
- The Lantern Bearers - 1999
- Permanent Violet - 2002
- Time in Carnbeg - 2004
- Unwritten Secrets - 2010