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
    The quest to be named the UK's funniest author begins today as novels from the likes of Howard Jacobson and Michael Frayn compete for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction ... strong" shortlist. Skios, a mistaken identity farce set ...
    04/4/2013 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • Books of the Year 2012
    Michael Frayn makes full use of the opportunities. Skios (Faber, £15.99 ... I read it on holiday in the summer so it’s one of my books of the year. I wasn’t going to — I’d put the book aside and thought I was familiar with the Apple tale and ...
    11/28/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Booker Prize: Hilary Mantel and Will Self on shortlist
    But leading writers Michael Frayn for Skios and ... Telegraph Head Of Books Gaby Wood, gave the award to Julian Barnes for his novel The Sense Of An Ending. This year's judging panel is chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, editor of The Times Literary Supplement ...
    09/10/2012 - 11:24 pm | View Link
  • The Guest List: An alternative to the Booker longlist
    The Garden of Evening Mists', by Tan Twan Eng (Myrmidon Books) The second novel by the already Booker-longlisted Tan is set in 1950s Malaya. For more novels named after times of the day ... religion and obsession. 'Skios', by Michael Frayn (Faber & Faber ...
    07/28/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Man Booker Prize Finalists Announced
    “The Garden of Evening Mists” (Myrmidon Books); Michael Frayn, “Skios” (Faber & Faber); Rachel Joyce, “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” (Doubleday); Deborah Levy, “Swimming Home” (And Other Stories); Hilary Mantel, “Bring Up the ...
    07/25/2012 - 10:17 am | View Link
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  • Matchbox Theatre
    A Hampstead Theatre Production. Matchbox Theatre. By Michael Frayn. Directed by Hamish McColl
    05/25/2015 - 10:52 pm | View Website
  • Headlong: A Novel (Bestselling Backlist): Michael Frayn ...
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    05/25/2015 - 3:57 pm | View Website
  • Best Unappreciated Books (1365 books)
    This is a list for books of any genre or time that deserved to be praised but flew in under the radar. These books weren't on any best seller lists or acclaimed by ...
    05/25/2015 - 9:59 am | View Website
  • Macmillan
    Dance in the Vampire Bund II: Scarlet Order, Vol. 2 By Nozomu Tamaki. Dance in the Vampire Bund II: Scarlet Order is an all-new ongoing sequel series to New York ...
    05/25/2015 - 3:18 am | View Website
    Valancourt Books is an independent small press specializing in the rediscovery of neglected fiction from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, especially horror ...
    05/25/2015 - 2:28 am | View Website
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