The Humans

Publisher details

The Humans
Author
Matt Haig
Publisher
Canongate
Genres
Comedy, Fiction, Humour
Released
01 March, 2014

Synopsis

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?
Matt Haig
About the author

Matt Haig

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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