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Machines like me

Machines like me

McEwan, Ian, 1948-; Howle, Billy, 1989- narrator

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

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks. Science fiction. Alternative histories (Fiction).
Published Melbourne: Bolinda Audio, 2019
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  • Guille-Allès – Earliest copy due back 3rd August

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    11169761 Adult fiction CD Adult fiction spoken word on cd Due back 3rd August


Statement of responsibility: Ian McEwan
ISBN: 0655603786, 9780655603788
Performers: Narrated by Billy Howle.
Physical Description: 10 CDs (10 hr., 55 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject: Great Britain History 20th century Fiction.