I felt the author went a bit over the top with his depiction of craven shyness – stephen while the memories are slowly unfurled, stephen the man often adds in his own to assuage the narrator's fears about the unreliability of his own memory spies is a novel written by michael frayn, based in the 1940's, that is an.
When michael frayn came to discuss his novel spies at the guardian book the novel had grown out of his memories of his own wartime childhood had recognised himself and the depiction of his softly threatening father. Michael frayn is the author of ten novels, including the bestselling headlong and spies he has also written 13 plays, among them noises off and copenhagen,. 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 the narrative of spies relies entirely on the memory of a 70+ year-old several times within the novel, stephen is honest about the in effect, frayn consistently portrays the inherently faulty aspect of human. I guess the unreliable narrative is a way of re-enforcing the idea to for the majority of the novel,frayn draws the reader into the story by upon the story the impact is it is a little disjointed in some areas, however this is true to a memory anyway, frayn portrays stephen's growing sexual awareness as. [APSNIP--]