Books Of The Times: ‘skios’ By Michael Frayn

In Michael Frayn’s novel, we are asked to believe that in the age of Google a handsome, charming gadabout could be confused, over and over, with an older, pudgy world-renowned scientist.

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    After the announcement of the 2014 Man Booker Prize longlist this afternoon ... There are no African authors on the longlist this year, something that has happened only four times before, in 2002, 2007, 2008 and 2011; four times in 14 editions of the ...
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  • Wodehouse prize for comic fiction reveals 'exceptionally strong' shortlist
    Former winners Michael ... Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. For the book which best "captures the comic spirit of PG Wodehouse", Frayn would already appear to be the frontrunner in what judges called an "exceptionally strong" shortlist. Skios, a mistaken ...
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    14. When I Was a Child, I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson (3 mentions—our review) 14. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson (3 mentions—our review) 14. Zona by Geoff Dyer (3 mentions—our review) Here are the individual top ...
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  • Books of the Year 2012
    Michael Frayn makes full use of the opportunities. Skios (Faber, £15.99 ... sometimes lyrical fiction for our times. North-west London, in all its vibrant, polyglot confusion, is chronicled in pages of witty, street-savvy prose that left me wanting ...
    11/28/2012 - 9:10 pm | View Link
  • Michael Frayn's new novel Skios
    His new book is a comedy called Skios and ... and things? Michael Frayn: It changed a lot at the first major revival in London at the National Theatre in 2000. I did a lot of rewriting for that because I'd seen it a million times. If you've seen a play ...
    06/19/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
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