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The Humans
Author: Matt Haig

ISBN: 9780857868787
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1 May 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.8 x 2.0
Shortlisted for the Edgar Awards Best Book of 2013.


One wet Friday evening, Professor Andrew Martin solves the world's greatest mathematical riddle. Then he disappears. When he is found walking naked along the motorway, Professor Martin has changed. He now finds normal life pointless. His loving wife and teenage son seem repulsive to him. In fact, he hates everyone on the planet. Everyone except Newton. And he's a dog. Can a bit of Debussy and Emily Dickinson keep him from murder? And what can he possibly learn from life among the humans?

About the Author

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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