The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A Novel
A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lrquinn - LibraryThing
If run-on sentences and disconnected thoughts make you crazy in a book, you'll have to stick it out: this book is worth it. I had a hard time starting the book, and its setting is in Europe, which may ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carmacreator - LibraryThing
The book is "written" from the perspective of a boy with Autism. It provided a good description of what it would be like to live with a type of Autism. I really enjoyed it and would recommend it. It doesn't take too long to read. Read full review