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The Curious Incident Of the Dog In The Night-Time
The Curious Incident Of the Dog In The Night-Time
Author: Mark Haddon
Amazon.com says: — Mark Haddon's bitterly funny debut novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is a murder mystery of sorts--one told by an autistic version of Adrian Mole. Fifteen-year-old Christopher John Francis Boone is mathematically gifted and socially hopeless, raised in a working-class home by parents who can barely cope ...  more
ISBN-13: 9781400077830
ISBN-10: 1400077834
Publication Date: 8/2004
Pages: 226
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Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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* * * . Remarkable book wherein a young autustic boy narrates his search for the killer of a neighborhood dog. His "detecting" begins to unravel other unexpected unrelated secrets.

The author convincingly conveys how an autistic mind could operate; grasping onto math, facts and figures for security. It is a poignant, charming little book.

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Christopher John Francis Boone (Primary Character)
Father (Major Character)
Mother (Major Character)
Siobhan, his teacher (Average Character)
Toby, the pet rat (Average Character)
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