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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

A Novel

by Mark Haddon


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Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow.
This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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United States, Singapore, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela, Qatar, Egypt, Hong Kong, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Mexico, China


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Mark Haddon (Author)

Mark Haddon is a writer and illustrator of numerous award-winning children's books and television screenplays. As a young man, Haddon worked with autistic individuals. He teaches creative writing for the Arvon Foundation and lives in Oxford, Eng...

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