A Landing on the Sun - Michael Frayn Reviews
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Pages: 256, Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, Viking
Last Update 21.05.2013 06:03
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by - written on 13/02/01, updated on 14/02/01 (Very useful, 61 readings)
Have you ever read a book you love but been clueless about the origins of its title? “A Landing on the Sun” is one of those books for me. (The title has probably got some allegorical significance that I’m completely ignorant about. If you know, please let me in on it. The only explanation I can find for the title of this novel is its interest in the shiny roofs of government buildings where the tiles aren’t the only things to get hot.) “A Landing on the Sun” is the story of Jessel, a civil servant who seems quite satisfied with his job, which as the novel begins, is to report on the Annual Assessment of Departmental ... Read the complete review
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