Studying Spies is an 84-page photocopiable downloadable PDF to support your teaching of the novel.
The print material includes:
The video interview with Michael Frayn complements and extends the print material, offering fascinating insights into the process of writing and the world of the novel, including discussion of: the theme of spying, the methods of narration, the structure of the novel, representations of childhood, the use of motifs and 1940s Britain.
Please note, this is an edited version of the print publication (2005). Copyright restrictions prevent the inclusion of text extracts in the download edition. Where extracts from the novel were included in the print edition, page references are now given to the paperback edition of Spies published by Faber and Faber in 2002. Where necessary activities have been adapted.
As soon as you have placed your order, your download publication will be available to download in your account. This publication includes a PDF and zipped folder of video clips. Please note: the zipped file of video clips is very large and will take some time to download.
This publication includes a PDF and a folder of video clips (in flv format). These can be played with the free VLC Player (details below).
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The video clips can be played using the free program VLC Player, available to download here.