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Scoundrel Days: A Memoir

Scoundrel Days: A Memoir

Author: Brentley Frazer
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In Scoundrel Days Brentley Frazer tells the story of his youth - wild, disillusioned, impassioned and desolate. Born into a Christian cult in outback Queensland, Frazer escapes through literature and poetry, drugs and violence, sex and alcohol; and his ensuing rejection of religion, authority and the 'way things are' leads to adventures, desperation and, just possibly, redemption. Beautifully written and urgently told, Scoundrel Days is a visceral, compelling assault on the senses. An at times brutal story articulated with a poet's sensibility, it portrays a walker of edges exploring the dark side while searching for the love essential to build a soul.

Author description

Brentley Frazer is an Australian author whose poems, prose and academic papers have been published in numerous national and international anthologies, journals, magazines and other periodicals since 1992. He holds a MA (writing) from James Cook University and authored Scoundrel Days as part of a submission for a PhD in creative writing at Griffith University. He is also a lecturer at Griffith University and the editor-in-chief of Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters.

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General Fields

  • : 9780702259562
  • : University of Queensland Press
  • : University of Queensland Press
  • : February 2017
  • : 224mm X 153mm X 28mm
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 312
  • : black & white illustrations
  • : Brentley Frazer
  • : Paperback
  • : 317
  • : en