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 is a return to this genre, and it is as much an audacious assemblage of the basic elements of farce as a novel. It opens with a classic mistaken-identity situation that is completely implausible in the age of Google: Oliver Fox, a handsome young ...
    10/17/2013 - 1:47 am | View Link
  • Faber & Faber Is Delighted To Announce A Record Year Ending March 2013
    For the Fiction list, Skios by Michael Frayn was a Sunday Times bestseller in hardback ... The Alliance continued to thrive with Short Books enjoying particular success. Faber Factory Powered by Constellation achieved considerable growth to serve 110 ...
    10/3/2013 - 10:48 pm | 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
  • Jeet Thayil on 2012 Man Booker long-list
    The 12 books in the long-list released on Wednesday were chosen by a panel of judges chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement ... Eng (The Garden of Evening Mists), Michael Frayn (Skios), Rachel Joyce (The Unlikely Pilgrimage ...
    07/25/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Red Lion Books
    A talk by author Alix Christie about her powerful novel which dramatises the technological revolution of the printing press and the historic events surrounding the ...
    07/5/2015 - 2:47 pm | View Website
  • The 100 best books of 2012
    The 100 best books of 2012. Books & Culture editor Guy Somerset & the Listener’s team of reviewers on the year’s top reads. By Guy Somerset In Book Club, Books
    07/5/2015 - 8:13 am | View Website
  • Spies
    A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Spies by Michael Frayn.
    07/5/2015 - 7:30 am | View Website
  • Michael Frayn: Books, Biography, Blog ...
    Visit's Michael Frayn Page and shop for all Michael Frayn books and other Michael Frayn related products (DVD, CDs, Apparel). Check out pictures ...
    07/5/2015 - 6:33 am | View Website
  • Matchbox Theatre
    A Hampstead Theatre Production. Matchbox Theatre. By Michael Frayn. Directed by Hamish McColl
    07/5/2015 - 4:45 am | View Website
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