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The Resource Machines like me : and people like you, Ian McEwan

Machines like me : and people like you, Ian McEwan

Label
Machines like me : and people like you
Title
Machines like me
Title remainder
and people like you
Statement of responsibility
Ian McEwan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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?
Summary
The National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Atonement presents the story of two lovers in an alternative 1980s London who construct a perfect synthetic human before finding themselves in a morally complex love triangle.
Theme
Tone
Character
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10762644
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEwan, Ian
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nineteen eighties
  • Robots
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Machines like me : and people like you, Ian McEwan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064169396
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
305 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781787331679
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055455931
Label
Machines like me : and people like you, Ian McEwan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064169396
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
305 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781787331679
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055455931

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