The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0099496933 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingStoepbrakwing of Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on 9/25/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by wingStoepbrakwing from Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on Sunday, September 25, 2011
Synopsis (Credit: Back cover)

This is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective and narrator is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of Autism. 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.

Winner: Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the Year 2003.
Winner: Commonwealth Writers' Best First Book 2004.
Longlist: Man Booker Prize 2003.

On the Combined 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die List.

(Bought second-hand at the CAFDA Charity Bookshop, Warwick Street, Claremont.)

Journal Entry 2 by wingStoepbrakwing at Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on Monday, September 26, 2011
An exceptional book in many ways. A story that sucks one in from the first paragraph and refuses to let go until it has subtly changed one's perceptions of a good many things  --  and that without ever switching to sermon mode or increasing the sugar index.

Journal Entry 3 by wingStoepbrakwing at Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on Monday, October 03, 2011

Released 7 yrs ago (10/3/2011 UTC) at Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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Journal Entry 4 by MarileenS at Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa on Monday, October 03, 2011
Received from Stoepbrak.

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