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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.

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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.
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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, 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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  • EditoreFaber & Faber
  • Data di pubblicazione2003
  • ISBN 10 0571212662
  • ISBN 13 9780571212668
  • RilegaturaCopertina flessibile
  • Numero edizione1
  • Numero di pagine176
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Editore: Faber & Faber, 2003
ISBN 10: 0571212662 ISBN 13: 9780571212668
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