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Michael Frayn


UK (1933 - )

Michael Frayn was born in London in 1933 and began his career as a journalist on the Guardian and the Observer. His novels include 'Towards the End of the Morning', 'The Trick of It' and 'A Landing on the Sun'. 'Headlong' was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize, Whitbread Novel Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction. His most recent novel, 'Spies', is now available in paperback. His thirteen plays range from 'Noises Off' to 'Copenhagen', and he has translated a number of works, mostly from Russian. He is married to the biographer and critic Claire Tomalin.
 
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Novellas
Celia's Secret (2000) (with David Burke)
 
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Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (1999) : Headlong
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1999) : Headlong
Whitbread Prize Best Novel nominee (1999) : Headlong
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel winner (2002) : Spies
Whitbread Prize Best Novel winner (2002) : Spies
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2012) : Skios
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2013) : Skios


Michael Frayn recommends

Five Rivers Met On a Wooded Plain (2016)
Barney Norris
"Wonderful...I was hooked from the first page. It's real stuff."



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