The Humans by Matt Haig

The Humans

Matt Haig

294 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction science fiction funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

Description

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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Community Reviews Summary of 10,473 reviews

Moods

funny 71%
reflective 65%
hopeful 57%
emotional 53%
lighthearted 37%
inspiring 36%
adventurous 19%
sad 13%
mysterious 10%
dark 8%
challenging 6%
informative 6%
relaxing 6%
tense 3%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 29%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.04

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