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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    The quest to be named the UK's funniest author begins today as novels from the likes of Howard Jacobson and Michael Frayn ... strong" shortlist. Skios, a mistaken identity farce set on a Greek island, was described in the Financial Times as akin to ...
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