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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  • 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 ...
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  • Michael Frayn | Culture | The Guardian
    American Airlines Theater, New York Michael Frayn’s play about a disastrous attempt to stage the farce Nothing On is one of the funniest ever – but at times the ...
    05/26/2016 - 10:29 am | View Website
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    Dear friends of KevinfromCanada, This is Trevor Berrett from The Mookse and the Gripes blog. I’m so sad and heavy-hearted to let you know that, after a lengthy ...
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