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 - Starla_Aurora - www.librarything.com
I loved the book.It can appeal to so many people. An amazing book about a boy with a mental disability who explains things bluntly and honestly (he does not lie). about how difficult life is for him and those around it and how he handles these changes. Amazing, funny and real read. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GlennBell - www.librarything.com
It seems inappropriate for someone who doesn't know much about Asperger's syndrome to write about it. I found the character described to be a mixture of stupidity and intelligence that is incoherent ... Read full review