Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime

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Christopher John Francis Boone is a fifteenyearold autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes. He knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow. This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for a captivating and unusual tale. Read full review

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User Review  - Zumbanista - LibraryThing

Good Premise But Mediocre Plot A decent enough concept but not sure what all the fuss is about. Telling the story from Christopher's point of view was refreshing and courageous. Unlike those who ... Read full review

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User Review  - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing

It's a mystery. It's also a mystery as to how it stopped being one. After searching the internet for quite a while, I fear it will remain an unsolved one, unlike the mystery in the book. I think for ... Read full review

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