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

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Random House LLC, 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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Charming and quick and educational. - weRead
Extremely difficult to read out loud. - weRead
Very good insight into autism - weRead
This book is funny, cute, and simple, but a good plot. - weRead
So good! Very well researched and written. - weRead
Although, not a page turner, I still loved this book. - weRead

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User Review  - Cecily - Goodreads

First person tale of Christopher, a fifteen-year-old with Asperger's Syndrome or high-functioning autism and a talent for maths, who writes a book (this one - sort of - very post modern) about his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anoop KR - Flipkart

This book is about a boy Christopher, who has Asperger's Syndrome, trying to solve a mystery surrounding the death of his neighbhor's dog, Wellington. He is a Mathematic Genius and also interested in ... Read full review

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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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