Literature: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
aka: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
(2003) is a novel by Mark Haddon. It is about young Christopher John Francis Boone, who knows all the countries of the world and all the prime numbers up to 7,057, but has almost no comprehension of human emotion.
One late night (exactly 7 minutes after midnight), he finds his neighbor's dog killed by a garden fork, leading him into an investigation that becomes about more than just a dead dog, but about the real world told through the eyes of a 15-year-old with severe autism, right down to the unnecessary details.
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