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 ...
    08/1/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    07/23/2014 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • Wodehouse prize for comic fiction reveals 'exceptionally strong' shortlist
    Former winners Michael ... Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. For the book which best "captures the comic spirit of PG Wodehouse", Frayn would already appear to be the frontrunner in what judges called an "exceptionally strong" shortlist. Skios, a mistaken ...
    04/4/2013 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • The Best of the Best List: 2012 Critics’ Top Books
    14. When I Was a Child, I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson (3 mentions—our review) 14. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson (3 mentions—our review) 14. Zona by Geoff Dyer (3 mentions—our review) Here are the individual top ...
    12/15/2012 - 8:45 pm | View Link
  • Michael Frayn's new novel Skios
    His new book is a comedy called Skios and ... and things? 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 seen a play ...
    06/19/2012 - 11:05 pm | View Link
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  • The 100 best books of 2012
    The 100 best books of 2012. Books & Culture editor Guy Somerset & the Listener’s team of reviewers on the year’s top reads. By Guy Somerset In Book Club, Books
    11/29/2015 - 12:15 am | View Website
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    Faber & Faber; Leading book publisher of literary fiction, poetry, children's, crime, history, music, film, drama, audio and apps
    11/28/2015 - 11:39 pm | View Website
  • Headlong: A Novel (Bestselling Backlist): Michael Frayn ...
    Headlong: A Novel (Bestselling Backlist) [Michael Frayn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An unlikely con man wagers wife, wealth, and sanity in ...
    11/28/2015 - 8:33 pm | View Website
  • 2012 longlist announced | The Man Booker Prizes
    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.
    11/28/2015 - 1:17 pm | View Website
  • Becky's Books – | retired, taking long walks, reading good ...
    retired, taking long walks, reading good books - ... Rabbit Run by John Updike 1960 / 336 pages read by Arthur Morey 12h 5m Rating: 5 / classic 20th century angst
    11/28/2015 - 5:17 am | View Website
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