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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Britisher Haddon debuts in the adult novel with the bittersweet tale of a 15-year-old autistic who's also a math genius.Christopher Boone has had some bad knocks: his mother has died (well, she went to the hospital and never came back), and soon after he found a neighbor's dog on the front lawn, slain by a garden fork stuck through it. A teacher said that he should write something that he "would ... Read full review

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

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  - jms001 - LibraryThing

I started reading this book on a whim, and after the first few chapters into it I found myself quite intrigued. It's not often that you get a story narrated from the point of view from an autistic ... Read full review

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

What a supreme, supernal, superior, superlative astonishing masterpiece! I can barely grasp how much skill the writer needed to enter the mind of the achingly empathetic protagonist. What a stellar ... Read full review

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I'm sorry, but this book was terribly boring.

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To my point view, the first half of the book is way better than the last half. It's intriguing and funny. But later, it seems like there's too much going on and the author lost his unique tone of voice. The character almost became unlikeable in the end, but I can't blame anyone. It's the reality. All in all, a good book. [Feb, 2013] 

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Very interesting book, really kept me interested and was hard to put down. If your looking for a new book to read that is not too long and tries something different, then this may be your book.

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A different point of view
A great book written in a very interesting tone

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

User Review  - Desislava - Goodreads

“Sometimes we get sad about things and we don't like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don't know why we are sad, so ... Read full review

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User Review  - maximnoronha - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this one thoroughly. Very creative approach to the narrative. It is an absolute must read! Read full review

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