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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  • 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 ...
    08/1/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • African Authors Squeezed Out as Man Booker Prize Opens to American Authors
    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 ...
    07/23/2014 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • Audio Books: Culture and the Word Spoken
    WASHINGTON,DC (Catholic Online) - Homer, the first great poet of the West, wasn't a writer but a performer, with the dining halls of ancient Greece as his stage. Before the advent of written literature, the medium of poetry was dramatic utterance and song ...
    01/27/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    04/4/2013 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • The Best of the Best List: 2012 Critics’ Top Books
    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 ...
    12/15/2012 - 8:45 pm | View Link
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  • Skios by Michael Frayn — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
    Skios has 2,586 ratings and 573 reviews. notgettingenough said: This is the only novel I've read by Frayn which has somewhat disappointed me and I think...
    10/3/2015 - 11:58 pm | View Website
  • Skios by Michael Frayn book review
    SKIOS Michael Frayn Faber, $29.99. It's hard not to like anything from the pen of Michael Frayn. The man who wrote Noises Off, one of the half-dozen most successful ...
    10/3/2015 - 6:01 pm | View Website
  • Skios: Michael Frayn: 9780571281459: Books
    Buy Skios by Michael Frayn (ISBN: 9780571281459) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders.
    10/2/2015 - 12:11 pm | View Website
  • Skios
    Skios is a 2012 comic novel by Michael Frayn The novel was published in May 2012 by Faber & Faber in the UK and by Metropolitan Books the following month in the US.
    09/29/2015 - 8:26 am | View Website
  • Skios by Michael Frayn – review | Books | The Guardian
    Skios by Michael Frayn – review It has charm and a few good jokes, ... But by the time the book has ended – with a surprisingly high body count ...
    09/27/2015 - 6:41 am | View Website
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