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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  • 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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    07/23/2014 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • 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
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  • Books of the year
    Michael Frayn’s Skios (Faber, £15.99) is just that — a brilliantly plotted skirmish through events on a Greek island where an important foundation is holding its annual gathering. I loved it. I really liked Pulphead (Vintage, £9.99) a collection ...
    11/23/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Noises Off by Michael Frayn — Reviews, Discussion ...
    Noises Off, the classic farce by the Tony Award—winning author of Copenhagen, is not one play but two: simultaneously a traditional sex farce, Nothing On, and the ...
    11/23/2014 - 2:42 am | View Website
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    Visit's Michael Frayn Page and shop for all Michael Frayn books and other Michael Frayn related products (DVD, CDs, Apparel). Check out pictures ...
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  • Spies
    A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Spies by Michael Frayn.
    11/22/2014 - 5:09 pm | View Website
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    Buy Books Online At What if you can leave your life and its problems behind and go places - to other countries, worlds, galaxies and back and forth in time?
    11/22/2014 - 1:20 pm | View Website
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    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 ...
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