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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, The Trick of It and Landing on the Sun. Headlong (1999) was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, while his most recent novel, Spies (2002), won the Whitbread Novel Award. His fifteen plays range from Noises Off to Copenhagen and most recently Afterlife.

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    • Make and Break

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Rosalind Ayres, Allan Corduner, David Ellenstein, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    From the author of Copenhagen and Noises Off. A comedy-drama about a door manufacturing company and a fateful convention in Frankfurt....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio Glitches

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-09-14

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Copenhagen

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Simon Russell Beale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Greta Scacchi
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Greta Scacchi and Simon Russell Beale star in Michael Frayn's award-winning play about the controversial 1941 meeting between physicists Bohr and Heisenberg. Copenhagen, Autumn 1941....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite audio book so far

    • By Lara H Gertler on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Headlong

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Blocking the soot from the chimney is nothing less, Martin believes, than one of the art world's lost treasures. So begins a wild trail of lies and concealments....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • witty and well-read

    • By Louise on 05-31-08

    Regular price: $23.07

    • My Father's Fortune

    • A Life
    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In this memoir, Frayn reveals the original exemplar of the extraordinary-ordinary life: his father, Tom Frayn....

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Spies

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In the quiet cul-de-sac where Keith and Stephen live, the only immediate signs of the Second World War are the blackouts at night and a single random bomb-site....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Gave up

    • By Kc on 05-23-05

    Regular price: $17.45

    • The Trick of It

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Trick of It is a comical look at an odd couple. Original and witty, Frayn tells a complete story through one-sided letters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jarvis and Frayn: a perfect combination

    • By Richard on 05-23-12

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Jarvis's Frayn

    • One Man's Original View of the World
    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    These witty vignettes are full of great repartee and wonderfully astute observations – read with the dry humour and enthusiasm they deserve by ‘The Olivier of Audiobooks’ Martin Jarvis....

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Skios

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    On the private Greek island of Skios, the high-paying guests of a world-renowned foundation prepare for the annual keynote address....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't you mean skiers?

    • By Barbara on 10-23-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Speak after the Beep

    • By: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This collection is perfect for anyone who has ever questioned the logic behind technobabble, computer jargon and eccentric human idiosyncrasies...that'll be everybody, then....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't stop laughing!!

    • By Allison Wu on 04-08-10

    Regular price: $10.90

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