In Mark Haddon’s widely acclaimed novel, an unusual and brilliant boy insists on investigating the mysterious death of a neighbour’s dog.

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.

The Man Booker Prize 2003
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Mark Haddon

Mark Haddon

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Mark Haddon caused some head-scratching with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - was it a novel for children or adults? Whichever, said the judges, it was excellent.
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