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  • MACHINES LIKE ME **Special Price**

    MACHINES LIKE ME   **Special Price**
    Currently in stock: 9
    ISBN: 9781787331679
    Title: MACHINES LIKE ME **Special Price**
    Author: MCEWAN IAN
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding.

    Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda's assistance, he co-designs Adam's personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever - a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma.

    Ian McEwan's subversive and entertaining new novel poses fundamental questions- what makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Could a machine understand the human heart? This provocative and thrilling tale warns of the power to invent things beyond our control.

    Imprint: JONATHAN CAPE
    RRP: $32.99

    • Price: $27.99
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