The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 18, 2004 - Fiction - 226 pages
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   Christopher John Francis Boone 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 one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years.


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Awesome portrayal of a kids thought process. - Flipkart
I liked the book title and the playful cover art. - Flipkart
A different way of story telling. - Flipkart

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

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A book I found interesting was The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon. It was different to many other books I've read because it was written from an Autistic persons point of ... Read full review

Fresh, Witty and a new perspective all over!

User Review  - Soumyabrata Sa... - Flipkart

It was a very good and also informative read, getting the narration from a 15 year old autistic boy. Though there were some places in the novel, where i found the reasons and explanations a tad ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
27
Section 2
76
Section 3
125
Section 4
147
Section 5
148
Section 6
179
Section 7
184
Section 8
189
Section 9
202
Section 10
204
Section 11
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About the author (2004)

Mark Haddon is a writer and illustrator of numerous award-winning children’s books and television screenplays. As a young man, Haddon worked with autistic individuals. He teaches creative writing for the Arvon Foundation and lives in Oxford, England.


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