Machines like me : [and people like you] / Ian McEwan.
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- ISBN: 9781980036753
- ISBN: 1980036756
- Physical Description: 1 audio disc (11 hr., 15 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, 
- Copyright: ℗2019
Compact disc, MP3 format.
In container (19 cm.).
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|Participant or Performer Note:||
Narrated by Steven Crossley.
Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. 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. 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 against the power to invent things beyond our control.
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