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
  • 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 Frayn compete for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction ... strong" shortlist. Skios, a mistaken identity farce set ...
    04/4/2013 - 3:46 am | 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
  • Man Booker Prize Finalists Announced
    “The Garden of Evening Mists” (Myrmidon Books); Michael Frayn, “Skios” (Faber & Faber); Rachel Joyce, “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” (Doubleday); Deborah Levy, “Swimming Home” (And Other Stories); Hilary Mantel, “Bring Up the ...
    07/25/2012 - 10:17 am | View Link
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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 ...
    03/28/2015 - 12:41 pm | View Website
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    03/28/2015 - 9:49 am | View Website
  • Spies
    A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Spies by Michael Frayn.
    03/28/2015 - 6:14 am | View Website
  • Macmillan
    How to Deal with Difficult Situations from Eric Greitens' Resilience audiobook We all face pain, difficulty, and doubt. Eric narrates the audiobook edition of ...
    03/28/2015 - 12:45 am | View Website
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    03/27/2015 - 10:33 am | View Website
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