Sophie Ward weaves a beguiling web of fable and fiction, fate and folly, fact and philosophy, over ten interconnecting but self-contained chapters.

Rachel and Eliza are hoping to have a baby. The couple spend many happy evenings together planning for the future. One night Rachel wakes up screaming and tells Eliza that an ant has crawled into her eye and is stuck there. She knows it sounds mad - but she also knows it’s true. Suddenly their entire relationship is called into question. Inspired by some of the best-known thought experiments in philosophy, Love and Other Thought Experiments is a story of love lost and found across the universe.

The 2020 Booker Prize
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Sophie Ward

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Sophie Ward is an actor and writer. She has a PhD on the use of narrative in philosophy of mind.
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