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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

By: Haddon, Mark

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0099450259 / 9780099450252
Paperback
823.914
01/04/2004
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England
Modern crime
20 cm 271 p. : ill.
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Quiz No: 206658, Points 10.00, Book Level 5.40,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2003.
'Wondrous-Brilliantly inventive, full of dazzling set pieces- Not simply the most original novel I've read in years-it's also one of the best' The Times

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other.

The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's, a form of autism.

He knows a very great deal about maths and very little about human beings.

He loves lists, patterns and the truth. He hates the colours yellow and brown and being touched.

He has never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he finds a neighbour's dog murdered he sets out on a terrifying journey which will turn his whole world upside down.

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Prizes:

S 2003 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
W 2003 Booktrust Teenage Prize
S 2003 Whitbread Prize (Novel)

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