The Curious incident...

of the dog in the night time

Sherlock Holmes for a younger audience

Christopher John Francis Boone is a 15 year old boy who sees the world in a unique way. He can understand smiles mean happy and that frowns mean sad but, smirks or startled faces just confuse him. Christopher is a social oddity in that he cant understand empathy or sympathy but what he lacks in character he makes up for in intelligence. he can list off all the prime numbers up to 7,057 and can tell u the names of all the countries in the world along with their capitals, but the only living things he can relate to are animals; and when a neighborhood dog is found dead, stabbed by a fork; Christopher decides it's up to him to find the killer