Machines Like Me

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Machines Like Me
First edition
AuthorIan McEwan
Cover artistSuzanne Dean (design) with photographs by Lily Richards
CountryUnited Kingdom
PublisherJonathan Cape
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages320 pages

Machines Like Me is the 15th novel by English author Ian McEwan, published in 2019. It is set in the 1980s in an alternative history timeline in which the UK lost the Falklands War, Alan Turing is still alive and the Internet, social media and self-driving cars already exist.[1][2] The story revolves around the android Adam and its relationship with its owners, which involves the formation of a love triangle.

According to website LitHub, critical reception was moderately positive.[3]


  1. ^ Giles, Jeff (1 May 2019). "Love, Sex and Robots Collide in a New Ian McEwan Novel". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 May 2019.
  2. ^ Flood, Alison (28 September 2018). "Ian McEwan announces new novel, Machines Like Me". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Machines Like Me". LitHub. Retrieved 30 May 2019.