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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  • Audio Books: Culture and the Word Spoken
    WASHINGTON,DC (Catholic Online) - Homer, the first great poet of the West, wasn't a writer but a performer, with the dining halls of ancient Greece as his stage. Before the advent of written literature, the medium of poetry was dramatic utterance and song.
    01/27/2014 - 11:35 am | View Link
  • Why there’s more to the Hay Festival than books...
    Last year’s winner was Terry Pratchett for Snuff and this year’s shortlist features Zoo Time by Howard Jacobson; Skios by Michael Frayn ... While it may be one of the most hectic times of year for father-of-four Florence, he’s also in his element.
    05/19/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Michael Frayn's new novel Skios
    English novelist Michael Frayn discusses his new novel Skios. Welcome to ABC Radio National. Skip to: RN Navigation RN Search RN Content ABC Home Open Sites menu ABC Home News iview TV Radio Kids Shop More
    06/19/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
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  • P.G. Wodehouse
    THE BOLLINGER EVERYMAN WODEHOUSE PRIZE. The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize is the UK’s only literary award for comic writing. Celebrating novels in the spirit of P G Wodehouse, the prize prides itself on discovering true comic gems – from Paul Torday’s Salmon Fishing in the Yemen to Marina Lewycka’s A Short History of Tractors in ...
    02/21/2018 - 1:37 pm | View Website
  • Bleak House- Notes | Becky's Books
    Well, it's really quite different to read Dickens after having read a number of his works and actually studied a couple of them. I see now quite clearly his attitude toward women (mixed but the good ones are really "angels of the house) and setting uglified by the industrial revolution, and the corruption including, in Bleak House, the…
    02/19/2018 - 8:13 pm | View Website
  • Large Print Bookshop
    Welcome to the online Large Print Bookshop, the UK's leading retailer of large print books.It's an invaluable resource for those looking to find out more about books for the visually impaired.
    02/18/2018 - 10:16 pm | View Website
  • KevinfromCanada | The show must go on…
    We are thrilled to reveal that the winner of the Shadow Giller is: Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill. Congratulations to Michael Redhill and publisher Penguin Random House!
    02/18/2018 - 2:23 pm | View Website
  • Becky's Books – | retired, taking long walks, reading good ...
    retired, taking long walks, reading good books - Taking place in 1982, Nick Mannino is just out of law school and working in legal aid for low income clients when he gets a case where he truly believes the client is innocent of sexually molesting the young boys as he’s accused of doing.
    02/16/2018 - 2:40 pm | View Website
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