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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  • African Authors Squeezed Out as Man Booker Prize Opens to American Authors
    After the announcement of the 2014 Man Booker Prize longlist this afternoon ... There are no African authors on the longlist this year, something that has happened only four times before, in 2002, 2007, 2008 and 2011; four times in 14 editions of the ...
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  • The Best of the Best List: 2012 Critics’ Top Books
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    12/16/2012 - 6:45 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    11/28/2012 - 9:10 pm | View Link
  • New Batman Comic Postponed; Books Banned in China Thrive in Hong Kong
    The longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize was announced today. This list features Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, Umbrella by Will Self, Skios by Michael Frayn, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, Narcopolis by Jeet ...
    07/25/2012 - 4:43 am | View Link
  • Michael Frayn's new novel Skios
    Michael Frayn: It changed a lot at the first major revival in London at the National Theatre in 2000. I did a lot of rewriting for that because I'd seen it a million times. If you've ... you say that this in new novel Skios is an experiment, you're trying ...
    06/19/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
  • Literary events in 2012
    The three-times Booker-shortlisted author of Sour Sweet has had ... "By the time Anne was dead I felt I had passed through a moral ordeal." Skios by Michael Frayn (Faber). Cerebral summer reading set on an idyllic Greek island, where a famous scientist ...
    01/6/2012 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • Travels with a Typewriter: A Reporter at Large
    Michael Frayn is the celebrated author of fifteen plays including Noises Off, Copenhagen and Afterlife. His bestselling novels include Headlong, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Spies, which won the Whitbread Best Novel Award and Skios ...
    09/1/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    2012 longlist announced. 25 July 2012. The 12 books were chosen by a panel of judges chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement.
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    In Michael Frayn's novel Spies an old man returns to the scene of his seemingly ordinary suburban childhood. Stephen Wheatley is unsure of what he is seeking, but as ...
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