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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher RHUK
This novel is narrated by a fifteen year old boy, Christopher John Francis Boone, who suffers from a form of Autism. He lives with his father, Ed Boone, in Swindon, Wiltshire. His two major interests in life are mathematics and Sherlock Holmes.The novel begins with Christopher making a shocking discovery. He finds his neighbor's dog, Wellington, dead, impaled by a pitchfork. The police, who are called in, initially suspect Christopher.Christopher decides to find out who killed the dog, in spite of his father's instructions to not get involved in other people's affairs. His fears and his difficulties in understanding the world around him prove to be hurdles, but he still persists. During the course of his investigation, he meets many of his neighbors, people with whom he has never talked before.He soon learns that his mother, whom he had thought dead, is alive, and is living in London. He sets off to see her. Along the way, he makes other discoveries and eventually meets his mother, who ... See more
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