The Humans

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Canongate Books, May 9, 2013 - Fiction - 304 pages
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THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME. OR IS THERE? After an 'incident' one wet Friday night where Professor Andrew Martin is found walking naked through the streets of Cambridge, he is not feeling quite himself. Food sickens him. Clothes confound him. Even his loving wife and teenage son are repulsive to him. He feels lost amongst a crazy alien species and hates everyone on the planet. Everyone, that is, except Newton, and he's a dog. What could possibly make someone change their mind about the human race. . . ?

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User Review  - vladmihaisima - LibraryThing

An alien replaces the mind of a human - mathematics professor at Cambridge university - by taking his body, to prevent him to tell anybody about the discovery of Riemann's hypothesis solution. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - mfbarry - LibraryThing

A very interesting book! My take: this is a philosophy book masquerading as a sci-fi book - which isn't a bad thing but not what I was expecting. There are a few lines where I laughed out loud (why do ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Matt Haig is the author of five novels, including the bestselling The Last Family in England - which has been optioned by Brad Pitt's production company - and his latest, The Radleys, which was selected for Channel 4's TV Book Club and was voted the winner of the series in 2011. His works have been translated into over twenty languages, and he has also written award-winning books for children. He lives in York and London.

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