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 - Neale - LibraryThing
An unusual book. Similar to The Rosie Project. Offers a different look at the world and and how that different look alters your experience of the world. I like the maths parts of the book. Its a short book with short chapters and worth a read. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KatiBruneau - LibraryThing
This was a super quick read but was still an extreme page turner. Being narrated by a child with mental disabilities made it quite unique. The author showed his true talent by taking on this challenge ... Read full review