The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time : The classic Sunday Times bestseller



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Author: Haddon, Mark

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 1 April 2004 by Vintage Publishing (Vintage) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 288 pages
129 x 196 x 22 | 234g

OVER TEN MILLION COPIES SOLDThe 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 Syndrome. 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.

'Outstanding...a stunningly good read' Observer'Mark Haddon's portrayal of an emotionally dissociated mind is a superb achievement... Wise and bleakly funny' Ian McEwan Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year**ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**