Tin Men is the first novel from Michael Frayn, the bestselling author of Spies, Skios and Headlong. It won the Somerset Maugham Award and examines technology, computers and automation with humour, elegance and wit. With a new introduction by the author.
Michael Frayn was born in London in 1933 and began his career as a journalist on the Guardian and the Observer. His novels include Towards the End of the Morning, The Trick of It and A Landing on the Sun. Headlong (1999) was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and Spies (2002) won the Whitbread Best Novel Award. His most recent novel, Skios, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. His fifteen plays range from Noises Off to Copenhagen and, most recently, Afterlife. He is married to the writer Claire Tomalin.