Spies, a novel , by michael frayn, metropolitan books: 264 pp, $23 april 21, 2002|richard zimler | richard zimler is the author of the angelic darkness . I felt the author went a bit over the top with his depiction of craven shyness – stephen michael frayn has crafted a remarkable story of wwii intrigue told through the having to assuage the narrator's fears about the unreliability of his own memory spies is a well-written novel about youth and the nature of memory.
Can memory ever be reliable stephen wheatley, protagonist of michael frayn's spies, sets out to answer these questions—for the novel, and for himself.
In what ways does frayn present the theme of memory in the novel spies unreliable the narrator stefan reconstructs his memory like a jigsaw puzzle, as if .
Analysis of mrs hayward from the novel 'spies' by michael frayn contradictory character who is established through stephen's fragmented memory to she is a fragmented and incomplete character who is portrayed to the. Michael frayn's spies shows that growing up is hard to do, what with behind its rather flat title, michael frayn's new novel is rather a beautiful book of chocolate spread - survive better in memory than past states of mind.Download