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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  • Skios by Michael Frayn
    Skios has 2,849 ratings and 595 reviews. notgettingenough said: This is the only novel I've read by Frayn which has somewhat disappointed me and I think ...
    06/25/2016 - 11:01 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.
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    Peter Kemp, The Sunday Times, Books of the Year 'Skios, Michael Frayn's new novel, his first for 10 years, truly does make you laugh out loud.'--The Observer
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