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3 edition of The tin men. found in the catalog.

The tin men.

Michael Frayn

The tin men.

by Michael Frayn

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination191p.,21cm
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17402138M

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Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, The Tin Men () is the brilliantly comic first novel from Michael Frayn, author of the Booker Prize-nominated Headlong, Spies, and Skios, and Noises Off, ‘the funniest farce ever written’ (NY Times).

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Tin Man is a beautifully written story of love and loss. The phrase don’t judge a book by its cover is very true for this one, and the brief description on the back describing the story doesn’t do it justice, and the design on the front of the edition I read was poor/5().

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It concerns the lives of workers at William Morris Institute for Automation Research. Tin Man is a short book at just over two-hundred pages, but it packs a powerful punch. It follows the intoxicating relationship between Ellis and Michael, from the time they were young boys.

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The Tin Woodman appeared in most of the Oz books that followed. In The Tin Woodman of Oz, Nick Chopper finally sets out to find his lost love, Nimmie Amee but discovers that she has already married Chopfyt, a man constructed partly out of his own dismembered and discarded the Tin Woodman, this encounter with his former fiancée is almost as.

Frayn had been a newspaper columnist when he started writing novels, and The Tin Men is a memorable debut. It's a story about the denizens of the William Morris Institute of Automation Research, a British think tank trying to develop robots and filled with bizarre characters and : Chuck Rothman.

The Tin Woodman, also known as the Tin Man or—mistakenly—the "Tin Woodsman," is a character in the fictional Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum. Baum's Tin Woodman first appeared in his classic book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and reappeared in many other subsequent Oz books in the series.

In late 19th-century America, men made out of Created by: L. Frank Baum. The isolated Tin Men must get to Athens, where a global anarchist group is targeting a conference of world leaders.

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