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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Author: Mark Haddon
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Haddon
ISBN: 0099450259 9780099450252 0099470438 9780099470434
OCLC Number: 59267481
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2003.
Awards: Winner of Booktrust Teenage Prize 2003.
Shortlisted for Whitbread Prize (Novel) 2003.
Shortlisted for Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2003.
Description: 271 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Mark Haddon.

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Narrated by a 15-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion  Read more...

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"In telling a painful story in the voice of a 15-year-old boy with Asperger's, Haddon broadens ordinary minds and helps to understand how they work, too." Daily Telegraph "A magical book. It's one of Read more...

 
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