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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
By: Mark Haddon
Pages: 226
Published: 2003
Genre(s): Mystery
Young Adult
Rating: (14)


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My name is Christopher John Francis Boone. I know all the countries of the world and the capital cities. And every prime number up to 7507. Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears's dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight, and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of who...

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Polilla-Lynn Polilla-Lynn

Wow! This is an amazing story told from the perspective of an autistic teenage boy. From his viewpoint we see how life looks as he sets out to find who murdered his neighbour's dog, and as he struggles to function in his brilliant yet troubled mind when he learns something that drastically shakes his life.

Feb 17th, 2020

forline forline

I loved this little gem!

Mar 23rd, 2018

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Aug 4th, 2015

martin63 martin63

brilliant just such a good story you have to feel for the poor boy

Jul 2nd, 2014

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May 26th, 2014

Moonman190 Moonman190

Painful to get through. A good read and a great story, but horribly, almost disappointingly, executed.

Feb 19th, 2014

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Feb 2nd, 2014

red13x red13x

This was a good read, but I didn't think it was as brilliant as I was led to believe.

Nov 6th, 2013

mariamitica mariamitica

Aug 20th, 2013

havox havox

magnificently written. would recommend.

Jul 16th, 2013

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