“humans are mysterious, even to themselves, and it is this mystery that keeps them going. It is the mystery that makes love possible.”
‘Humans are mysterious, even to themselves, and it is this mystery that keeps them going. It is the mystery that makes love possible’
A) Know a human?
B) Love a human?
C) Have trouble dealing with humans?
IF YOU’VE ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THE ABOVE, THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU
Whether you are planning a high level of human interaction or just a casual visit to the planet, this user-guide to the human race will help you translate their sayings, understand exotic concepts such as ‘democracy’ and ‘sofas’, and make sense of their habits and bizarre customs.
A phrase book, a dictionary and a survival guide, this book unravels all the oddness, idiosyncrasies and wonder of the species, allowing everyone to make the most of their time on Earth.
“Matt Haig is astounding”
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”PRAISE FOR THE HUMANS: Matt Haig’s hilarious novel puts our species on the spot”
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”The Humans is tremendous; a kind of Curious Incident meets The Man Who Fell to Earth”
“A novel with an enormous heart, infused with a sense of gratitude for everything that makes us who we are”
Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How to Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. As a writer for children and young adults he has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal. His work has been published in over forty languages.
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