Michael Frayn (1933) received popularity as an English book and play writer. Some of his well-known novels include Headlong (1999), Spies (2002) and Towards the End of the Morning (1967). Besides his book writing, Frayn also received recognition for his theatre productions, for example, Democracy (2003) and Copenhagen (1998). He also wrote philosophical books including The Human Touch: Our Part in the Creation of the Universe (2006). Frayn raised at Ewell, Surrey received an education at Kingston Grammar School. After attending military service, he learned to speak Russian at the Joint Services School for Linguists. He joined Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and graduated in 1957.
Afterward, Frayn received employment as a columnist for The Observer and The Guardian. He became popular for his comic and satirist writing styles. He presented the Australian portion of the BBC Great Railway Journeys of the World in 1980. Frayn received a range of awards, for example, 1980, London Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy for Make and Break, Sunday Express Book of the Year, for A Landing on the Sun in 1991, the St. Louis Literary Award from the Saint Louis University Library Associates in 2006 and many more.
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