Autor: Michael Frayn
ISBN-13: 9780571315895
Einband: B-Format
Seiten: 208
Gewicht: 160 g
Format: 197x129x9 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Tin Men

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Tin Men is the first novel from Michael Frayn, the bestselling author of Spies, Skios and Headlong. It won the Somerset Maugham Award and examines technology, computers and automation with humour, elegance and wit. With a new introduction by the author.
Tin Men is the first novel from Michael Frayn, the bestselling author of Spies, Skios and Headlong. It won the Somerset Maugham Award and examines technology, computers and automation with humour, elegance and wit.
Why not program computers to take over the really dull jobs that human beings have to do - such as praying and behaving morally? At the William Morris Institute of Automation Research they are doing just that to free mankind for the really stimulating and demanding tasks of living today - first and foremost the impending visit of Her Majesty the Queen to open its new wing. . .

Michael Frayn is the celebrated author of fifteen plays including Noises Off, Copenhagen and Afterlife. His bestselling novels include Headlong, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Spies, which won the Whitbread Best Novel Award and Skios, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Tin Men, his first novel, is now a modern classic. Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award it explores computers, technology and automation with customary humour and wit.
Autor: Michael Frayn
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, Headlong, Spies and Skios. His seventeen plays range from Noises Off, recently chosen as one of the nation's three favourite plays, to Copenhagen, which won the 1998 Evening Standard Award for Best Play of the Year and the 2000 Tony Award for Best Play. He is married to the writer Claire Tomalin.
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 (1999) was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and Spies (2002) won the Whitbread Best Novel Award. His most recent novel, Skios, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. His fifteen plays range from Noises Off to Copenhagen and, most recently, Afterlife. He is married to the writer Claire Tomalin.

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Autor: Michael Frayn
ISBN-13:: 9780571315895
ISBN: 0571315895
Verlag: Faber & Faber, London
Gewicht: 160g
Seiten: 208
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage Main ed.
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 197x129x9 mm