The Curious Incident

Of The Dog In The Night Time

If you found your neighbor's dog murdered in their lawn, what would you do?

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By the British author Mark Haddon

After finding his neighbors dog dead in the yard with a garden fork through its belly, fifteen year old Christopher Boone, a mathematician with some behavioral difficulties, decides to become an investigator. Although he has a serious mental disorder that makes him see the world very differently, he decides to investigate and put his findings in this book. Follow the family of Christopher Boone while he tries to discover the mysteries of the incident of the dog in the night-time while dealing with the daily struggle of having a mental disorder.

"Prime numbers are what is left when you have taken all the patterns away. I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them"(Haddon12).

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It's even a Broadway Play!

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Two versions for kids and adults.

Awards

Costa Book of the Year-2003

Guardian Children's Fiction Prize-2003

Waverton Good Read Award-2004

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