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The Resource The tin men, Michael Frayn

The tin men, Michael Frayn

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The tin men
Title
The tin men
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Michael Frayn
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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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1933-
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Frayn, Michael
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Automation
  • Computers and civilization
  • Technology
Target audience
adult
Label
The tin men, Michael Frayn
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Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Collins, 1965
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
43795766
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9780571315895
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 43795766
  • (Sirsi) 43795766
Label
The tin men, Michael Frayn
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Collins, 1965
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
43795766
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9780571315895
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 43795766
  • (Sirsi) 43795766

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