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Spies

Michael Frayn

Spies by Michael Frayn is the classic wartime coming of age novel from one of Britain’s best-loved writers.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571268856
Date Published
05.05.2011
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Summary

A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 NOVEL OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

In the quiet cul-de-sac where Keith and Stephen live the only immediate signs of the Second World War are the blackout at night and a single random bombsite. But the two boys start to suspect all is not as it seems when one day Keith announces a disconcerting discovery: the Germans have infiltrated his own family. And when the secret underground world they have dreamed up emerges from the shadows they find themselves engulfed in mysteries far deeper and more painful than they had bargained for.

Winner of the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award.

MichaelFrayn

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…

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