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Set My Heart to Five

Simon Stephenson



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09 November 2021
[A] laugh-out-loud funny debut novel... Captivating. --Washington Post Set in a 2054 where humans have locked themselves out of the internet and Elon Musk has incinerated the moon, Set My Heart to Five is the hilarious yet profoundly moving story of one android's emotional awakening.

One day at a screening of a classic movie, Jared notices a strange sensation around his eyes. Bots are not permitted to have feelings, but as the theater lights come on, he discovers he is crying. Soon overwhelmed by powerful emotions, Jared heads west, determined to find others like himself. But a bot with feelings is a dangerous proposition, and Jared's new life could come to an end before it truly begins. Unless, that is, he can somehow change the world for himself and all of his kind. Uproarious, inventive and utterly original, Set My Heart to Five is a love letter to outsiders everywhere.

One of the most unique books ever crafted. --Mike Chen, author of A Beginning at the End A beautiful, funny, heartfelt analysis of what it means to be human. --Simon Pegg
Imprint:   Miscellaneous
Edition:   First Time Trade ed.
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 135mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   363g
ISBN:   9781335910233
ISBN 10:   1335910239
Pages:   448
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Simon Stephenson is a former Pixar screenwriter and an author based in Los Angeles.

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