Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn
Eamonn McCabe

Michael Frayn is the author of ten novels, including the bestselling Headlong, which was a New York Times Editors' Choice selection and a Booker Prize finalist, and Spies, which received the Whitbread Fiction Award. He has also written a memoir, My Father's Fortune, and fifteen plays, among them Noises Off and Copenhagen, which won three Tony Awards. He lives just south of London.


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Michael Frayn on his book My Father's Fortune

Hear author and Tony Award-winning playwright Michael Frayn talk about his family memoir My Father's Fortune, which tells the story of his father, Tom Frayn, an asbestos salesman with a winning smile and a racetrack vocabulary, who lived undaunted through hardship and tragedy.

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Skios

Michael Frayn
Picador

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year On the private Greek island of Skios, the high-paying guests of a...


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My Father's Fortune

Michael Frayn
Picador

Winner of the PEN/Ackerley Prize Award-winning playwright and novelist Michael Frayn "makes the family memoir his own" (The Daily Telegraph) as he tells the...


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The Human Touch

Michael Frayn
Picador

Humankind, scientists agree, is a tiny and insignificant anomaly in the vastness of the universe. But what would that universe look like if we were not here to...


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Democracy

Michael Frayn; With a Postscript by the Author
Faber and Faber, Inc.

A brilliant exploration of character and conscience from the author of COPENHAGEN, set amid the tensions of 1960s Berlin In Democracy, Michael Frayn once...


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A Landing on the Sun

Michael Frayn
Picador

From the bestselling author of Headlong and Spies, "an unconditional triumph" (The Washington Post Book World) For fifteen years, ever since the taciturn...


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Spies

Michael Frayn
Picador

The National Bestseller The sudden trace of a disturbing, forgotten aroma compels Stephen Wheatley to return to the site of a dimly remembered but troubling...


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The Copenhagen Papers

Michael Frayn and David Burke
Picador

One day, during the British run of Copenhagen, winner of the Tony Award for best play in 1999, Frayn was presented with a curious package from a London...


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The Trick of It

Michael Frayn
Picador

He knows everything about her before they meet: the make of pen she writes with, her exact height, the various honorary degrees she holds. He knows more about...


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Headlong

Michael Frayn
Picador

An unlikely con man wagers wife, wealth, and sanity in pursuit of an elusive Old Master. Invited to dinner by the boorish local landowner, Martin Clay, an...


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