The Humans (Hardback)
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It's hardest to belong when you're closest to home...One wet Friday evening, Professor Andrew Martin of Cambridge University solves the world's greatest mathematical riddle. Then he disappears. When he is found walking naked along the motorway, Professor Martin seems different. Besides the lack of clothes, 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, that is, except Newton. And he's a dog. Can a bit of Debussy and Emily Dickinson keep him from murder? Can the species which invented cheap white wine and peanut butter sandwiches be all that bad? And what is the warm feeling he gets when he looks into his wife's eyes?

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780857868756
Weight: 487 g
Dimensions: 220 x 161 x 26 mm

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“Advice for a human...”

Wow. I really loved this book! What began as a farcical comedy metamorphosed into palpable philosophy, in the most readable of ways! Entertaining and enlightening; you don’t have to be a fan of maths, or science, or... More

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“Funny yet thought provoking!”

Review: what a funny yet thought provoking novel! I'd had this novel sat on my kindle for some time, but then I was lucky enough to meet this author in person and he was so funny and genuinely nice to talk to... More

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“Funny *and* profound”

Maths professor Andrew Martin has been "taken by the hosts" and replaced by an alien who takes his form. The Vonnodorian's are a race who believe Martin's solving of the Riemann hypothesis will... More

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