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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Haddon, Mark, 1962- author

A murder mystery like no other, this novel features Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old who suffers from Asperger's syndrome. When he finds a neighbour's dog murdered, he sets out on a journey which will turn his whole world upside down

Book. English. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
All formats and editions (9)
Published London: Vintage Books, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Mark Haddon
ISBN: 0099598450, 9780099598459
Note: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2003.
Physical Description: 271 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Asperger's syndrome Patients Fiction.; Puzzles Fiction.

Author note

Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screenwriter who has written fifteen books for children and won two BAFTAs. His bestselling novel,The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, was published simultaneously by Jonathan Cape and David Fickling in 2003. It won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. His poetry collection,The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, was published by Picador in 2005, and his last novel,The Red House, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2012. He lives in Oxford.

Reviews

"Exceptional by any standards. Both funny and deeply moving"
Sunday Telegraph||"Outstanding. Heartening as well as richly entertaining. A stunningly good read"
Independent||"Superbly realised. A funny as well as a sad book. Brilliant"
Guardian||"A remarkable book. An impressive achievement and a rewarding read"
Time Out||"A magical book. It's one of those books that makes you feel as though you have been on an emotional rollercoaster."
Carrie Grant, Sunday Express