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?
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).
Experts rate the book 4/5 stars
It's even a Broadway Play!
Two versions for kids and adults.
Costa Book of the Year-2003
Guardian Children's Fiction Prize-2003
Waverton Good Read Award-2004