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Machines Like Me

Is it possible to design the perfect partner? Provocative and moving, Ian Mc Ewan’s Machines Like Me delves into the heart of these questions, pondering If a machine can ever understand the intricacies of the human heart. 

Against the backdrop of an alternative 1980s London, when the aftermath of the Falklands war and political turbulence set the stage for artificial intelligence breakthroughs, the narrative entwines a love triangle involving Charlie, Miranda, and Adam, one of the first synthetic humans.  

A thought-provoking and entertaining exploration of love, morality, this book showcases McEwan as a master storyteller, leaving readers pleasurably dizzied at the complexities of human existence.