The Humans: A Novel Characters

Matt Haig
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The Narrator

The name of this being from far away is never known, only that he has been beamed to earth in order to complete a mission in the guise of Professor Andrew Martin. Despite inhabiting his body, and to all the other characters actually being him, the personality manifesting through Martin is that of the alien.

The character development of the narrator is one of the more interesting in the novel because the "line" between him and the real Andrew becomes increasingly blurred, and by the end of the novel this character actually "becomes" Andrew, in a sense.

Isobel Martin

A respected historian and the wife of Andrew Martin, Isobel maintains a sense of calm and dignity throughout the strange events which occur over the course of the novel. She notices a change in her husband, who is not really her husband, but from the allusions she makes...

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