- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (July 2 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1443423653
- ISBN-13: 978-1443423656
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.9 x 21.6 cm
- Shipping Weight: 381 g
- Average Customer Review: 58 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #4,659 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Humans Paperback – Deckle Edge, Jul 2 2013
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“Funny, poignant, and full of heart.” (Entertainment Weekly)
“A wonderfully funny, gripping and inventive novel.” (The Times (UK))
“A masterpiece. . . . Matt Haig is a supreme talent and a writer to cherish, and The Humans is undoubtedly his magnum opus.” (The Guardian)
“A brilliant exploration of what it is to love, and to be human, The Humans is both heartwarming and hilarious, weird, and utterly wonderful. One of the best books I’ve read in a very long time.” (S.J. Watson New York Times bestselling author of Before I go to Sleep)
“Funny, clever and quite, quite lovely.” (Sunday Times (London))
“Extraordinary.” (Independent (UK))
“An absolute corker of a novel: very clever, and very moving, and that rare and precious thing -laugh-out-loud funny.” (Daily Mail (UK))
“Matt Haig is a novelist of stunning talent, with a laser eye for the absurd and endless reserves of compassion. (Parade Picks)” (Parade)
“A thought-provoking, compulsively readable delight.” (Booklist (starred review))
“Delightful.” (Publishers Weekly (starred review))
About the Author
MATT HAIG suffered a breakdown in his early twenties. After battling depression for a long time he turned to writing, and he now believes that reading and writing books saved his life. His novels include the bestsellers The Last Family in England, The Radleys and The Humans, which in Canada was a Costco Buyer’s Pick and has sold approximately 15,000 copies. His books have been translated into thirty languages. All his novels for adults have been optioned for film. Matt lives in York with his wife and their two children.
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Sounds like real life?? Hmmmmm. I enjoyed this book because it was different and I will definitely read more of Matt Haig's work.
A great story, well written
Ingenious humour that often left me laughing out loud
An insightful treatise on the human condition, family, and love
Read it and you will be a better person for it
Thought provoking and hard to put down
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Funny and endearing,