The Humans by Matt Haig

The Humans

Matt Haig

fiction science fiction funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

285 pages | first published 2013

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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...
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Summary of 7668 reviews

Moods

funny 73%
reflective 66%
hopeful 58%
emotional 52%
lighthearted 39%
inspiring 37%
adventurous 18%
sad 11%
mysterious 10%
dark 7%
informative 6%
relaxing 6%
challenging 4%
tense 2%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 28%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.05

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