Now You Know
By (author) Michael Frayn
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Now You Know by Michael Frayn
Book DescriptionBit of a wide boy, Terry. Got a spot of form, eye for the ladies, a real rough diamond some might say. Not without his virtues, though, as his campaign for open government shows. No secrets, that's Terry's secret. Allied to charm, that is, of course. Only one person finds it easy to resist his charm and counter his arguments and that's Hilary - one of the serious and dedicated young Civil Servants working in the Home Office in Westminster, who just happens to know the truth about the case in which Terry is currently interested. She despises him and everything he stands for. But then why is she to be found one evening walking through the back streets behind the Strand, to the run-down block where Terry's pressure group has its headquarters? Now You Know takes on government campaigns, ambitious civil servants and determined pressure groups with Frayn's trade-mark wit. Michael Frayn's other novels include Headlong, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and Spies, which won the Whitbread Best Novel Award.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571212613
(200mm x 127mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Frayn
Towards the End of the Morning, Paperback (November 2015)
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.
Russian Interpreter, Paperback (November 2015)
Raya, a mercurial Moscow blonde who speaks no English, and the affair she is embarking upon with Gordon Proctor-Gould, a British businessman who speaks no Russian. They need an interpreter; which is how Paul Manning is diverted from writing his thesis at Moscow University to become involved in all the deceptions of love and East-West relations.
Very Private Life, Paperback (November 2015)
Uncumber lives in a dystopian world, where all humanity is divided in two - the Insiders and the Outsiders. Uncumber lives in this luxurious world and is told that she must never go out into the dust and disease of the real world. When she falls in love with an Outsider, she decides to go exploring...
Sweet Dreams, Paperback (November 2015)» View all books by Michael Frayn
The journey was undertaken not by a mystical reporter like St John, but by Howard Baker, an observer of much more modern outlook. He finds a city which offers rich opportunities for leisure and enjoyment - but one which also presents a moral and intellectual challenge.
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Author Biography - 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 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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