Frayn

noun
  1. Michael . born 1933, British playwright, novelist, and translator; his plays include The Two of Us (1970), Noises Off (1982), Copenhagen (1998), and Democracy (2004); novels include A Landing on the Sun (1991) and Spies (2002)
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  • Can't you appoint me your deputy down here to examine Miss Frayn, whose grandfather got killed in that wreck?

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    Herbert Quick

  • Then he handed them down, turned his back on Miss Frayn, and spoke in a low tone, like one greatly shocked.

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    Herbert Quick

  • Something in his tone or in the turning of his back seemed to strike upon the senses of Miss Frayn as unpleasant or hostile.

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  • Miss Frayn fretted the linoleum with little taps of her toe, and her delicate nostrils fluttered.

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    Herbert Quick

  • Miss Frayn's eyes grew bright, and her cheek showed a spot of crimson which deepened as the reading of the affidavit went on.

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    Herbert Quick