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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  • African Authors Squeezed Out as Man Booker Prize Opens to American Authors
    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 prize. Many news sites have already registered surprise at the exclusion of Damon ...
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  • Wodehouse prize for comic fiction reveals 'exceptionally strong' shortlist
    The quest to be named the UK's funniest author begins today as novels from the likes of Howard Jacobson and Michael ... Skios, a mistaken identity farce set on a Greek island, was described in the Financial Times as akin to "something Wodehouse might ...
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  • 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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  • 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 ...
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  • The Guest List: An alternative to the Booker longlist
    Skios', by Michael Frayn (Faber & Faber ... Umbrella', by Will Self (Bloomsbury) Amazingly, Self has been shortlisted three times for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award but, at least until now, not once for the Man Booker Prize. His Awakenings-style tale ...
    07/28/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Skios by Michael Frayn — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs ...
    Skios has 2,117 ratings and 509 reviews. notgettingenough said: This is the only novel I've read by Frayn which has somewhat disappointed me and I think...
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  • Man Booker Prize Longlist 2012 | Frisbee: A Book Journal
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