The Humans

The Humans

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AUTHOR: Matt Haig
PUBLISHED: 3rd April 2014
ISBN: 9780857868787
£7.99

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. . . ?
'Matt Haig's hilarious novel puts our species on the spot', Guardian
'A wonderfully funny, gripping and inventive novel. Like Kurt Vonnegut and Audrey Niffenegger, Haig uses the tropes of science fiction to explore and satirise concepts of free will, love, marriage, logic, immortality and mercy with elegance and poignancy', The Times
'A brilliant exploration of what it is to love, and to be human, <I>The Humans</I> is both heartwarming and hilarious, weird, and utterly wonderful. One of the best books I've read in a very long time', S J WATSON
'A novel with an enormous heart, infused with a sense of gratitude for everything that makes us who we are', Charlotte Heathcote, Daily Express
'<I>The Humans</I> is a laugh-and-cry book. Troubling, thrilling, puzzling, believable and impossible. Matt Haig uses words like a tin-opener. We are the tin', JEANETTE WINTERSON

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