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The Resource The humans, Matt Haig

The humans, Matt Haig

Label
The humans
Title
The humans
Statement of responsibility
Matt Haig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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?
Summary
Regarding humans unfavorably upon arriving on Earth, a reluctant extraterrestrial assumes the identity of a Cambridge mathematician before realizing that there is more to the human race than he suspected and embarking on a darkly comic effort to save humanity from itself
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185447
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haig, Matt
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6108.A39
LC item number
H86 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aliens
  • Mathematicians
  • Impersonation
  • Science fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The humans, Matt Haig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20073294
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 282 pages
Isbn
9781476730592
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013003203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The humans, Matt Haig
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20073294
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 282 pages
Isbn
9781476730592
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013003203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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