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Machines Like Me

(2019)
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Random House presents the audiobook edition of Machines Like Me, by Ian McEwan.

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.

Genre: Science Fiction

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April 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-385-54511-8 / 978-0-385-54511-2 (USA edition)
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
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April 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Machines Like Me
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ISBN: 1-78733-166-0 / 978-1-78733-166-2 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

April 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Ian McEwan
ISBN: 0-593-15281-6 / 978-0-593-15281-2 (USA edition)
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Machines Like Me
Author(s): Ian McEwan
ISBN: 1-78733-167-9 / 978-1-78733-167-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Audio Editions

April 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McEwan
ISBN: 1-980034-43-5 / 978-1-980034-43-8
Publisher: Recorded Books
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April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Recorded Books
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April 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Recorded Books
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April 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Machines Like Me
Author(s): Ian McEwan
ISBN: 1-78614-225-2 / 978-1-78614-225-2 (UK edition)
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April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Machines Like Me
Author(s): Ian McEwan
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April 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Machines Like Me
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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April 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Machines Like Me
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

April 2019 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
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April 2019 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Machines Like Me: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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April 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Machines Like Me
Author(s): Ian McEwan
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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