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Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Mark Haddon


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PUBLISHED: 2nd August 2012
ISBN: 9780099572831
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But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them'This is Christopher's murder mystery story. There are also no lies in this story because Christopher can't tell lies. When Christopher decides to find out who killed the neighbour's dog, his mystery story becomes more complicated than he could have ever predicted.
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  • Paperback
    $16.81
PUBLISHED: 2nd August 2012
ISBN: 9780099572831
ANNOTATION:
But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them'This is Christopher's murder mystery story. There are also no lies in this story because Christopher can't tell lies. When Christopher decides to find out who killed the neighbour's dog, his mystery story becomes more complicated than he could have ever predicted.

Annotation

But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them'This is Christopher's murder mystery story. There are also no lies in this story because Christopher can't tell lies. When Christopher decides to find out who killed the neighbour's dog, his mystery story becomes more complicated than he could have ever predicted.

Publisher Description

'Lots of things are mysteries. But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them'

This is Christopher's murder mystery story. There are also no lies in this story because Christopher can't tell lies. Christopher does not like strangers or the colours yellow or brown or being touched. On the other hand, he knows all the countries in the world and their capital cities and every prime number up to 7507. When Christopher decides to find out who killed the neighbour's dog, his mystery story becomes more complicated than he could have ever predicted.

BACKSTORY- Meet the author and learn about the background to Christopher's story.

Author Biography

Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screenwriter who has written fifteen books for children and won two BAFTAs. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. His poetry collection, The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, was published by Picador in 2005, and his last novel, The Red House, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2012. His most recent title is short story collection The Pier Falls. He lives in Oxford.

Review

"Wondrous...brilliantly inventive...dazzling. Not simply the most original novel I've read in years - it's also one of the best" The Times "Exceptional by any standards. Both funny and deeply moving" Sunday Telegraph "Outstanding. Heartening as well as richly entertaining. A stunningly good read" Independent "Superbly realised. A funny as well as a sad book. Brilliant" Guardian "A remarkable book. An impressive achievement and a rewarding read" Time Out

Product Details

Year
2012
ISBN-10
0099572834
ISBN-13
9780099572831
Media
Book
Author
Mark Haddon
Pages
304
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Short Title
CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN
Language
English
Residence
Oxford, ENK
Series
Vintage Children's Classics
Subtitle
Vintage Children's Classics
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Audience Age
12-17
Publication Date
2012-08-02
Format
Paperback