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Towards the End of the Morning

Michael Frayn

Towards the End of Morning by Michael Frayn is a brilliantly comic drama about an ambitious journalist who works for an obscure national newspaper during the declining years of Fleet Street. With a new introduction by the author.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571315871
Date Published
05.11.2015
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Summary

Michael Frayn’s classic novel is set in the crossword and nature notes department of an obscure national newspaper during the declining years of Fleet Street, where John Dyson dreams wistfully of fame and the gentlemanly life – until one day his great chance of glory at last arrives.

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.

‘Still ranks with Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop as one of the funniest novels about journalists ever written.’ Sunday Times

‘A sublimely funny comedy about the ways newspapers try to put lives into words.’ Spectator

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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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