The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 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.Although Gifted With A Superbly Logical Brain, For Fifteen Year Old Christopher Everyday Interactions And Admonishments Have Little Meaning He Lives On Patterns, Rules, And A Diagram Kept In His Pocket Then One Day, A Neighbor S Dog, Wellington, Is Killed And His Carefully Constructive Universe Is Threatened Christopher Sets Out To Solve The Murder In The Style Of His Favourite Logical Detective, Sherlock Holmes What Follows Makes For A Novel That Is Funny, Poignant And Fascinating In Its Portrayal Of A Person Whose Curse And Blessing Are A Mind That Perceives The World Entirely Literally. The Prime Reasons Why I Enjoyed Mark Haddon s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time 2 Death broken down into its molecular importance.3 Clouds, with chimneys and aerials impressed upon them, and their potential as alien space crafts.5 Black Days and Yellow cars.7 Red food coloring for Indian
Absolute garbage Easily the worst book I ve read in 2008, and certainly a contender for Worst Book I ve Ever Read This crap won the prestigious Whitbread Book of the Year honors, and while I have absolutely no idea what that entails, I firmly support both the eradication of this farcical award and the crucifixion of anyone on the selection committee that nominated this stinking smegma I d seen this book prominently featured at many shops mayhap Oprah was currently endorsing it as worthy fare Absolute garbage Easily the worst book I ve read in 2008, and certainly a contender for Worst Book I ve Ever Read This crap won the prestigious Whitbread Book of the Year honors, and while I have absolutely no idea what that entails, I firmly support both the eradication of this farcical award and the crucifixion of anyone on the selection committee that nominated this stinking smegma I d seen this book prominently featured at many shops mayhap Oprah was currently endorsing it as worthy fare , so when I saw a copy at a resale shop for fitty cents, I figured some poor sucker out there somehow managed to prove they know less about the value of a dollar than I do This was both slick and sweet, even if the book blew, I could probably unload it on ebay and manage to actually make some money out of the deal In that circumstance I d place
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book I read in a day I was in a Chapters bookstore in Toronto that s like Barnes and Noble to the Americans in the crowd and anyway I was just browsing around, trying to kill time When suddenly I saw this nice display of red books with an upturned dog on the cover Attracted as always to bright colours and odd shapes, I picked it up It s only about 250 pages or so I read the back cover and was intrigued I flipped through the pages and noticed that it had over One Million chapters I This book I read in a day I was in a Chapters bookstore in Toronto that s like Barnes and Noble to the Americans in the crowd and anyway I was just browsing around, trying to kill time When suddenly I saw this nice display of red books with an upturned dog on the cover Attracted as always to bright colours and odd shapes, I picked it up It s only about 250 pages or so I read the back cover and was intrigued I flipped through the pages and noticed that it had o
poo ou pu s ooq s if you want to read an excellent book about autism in a young person, read marcelo in the real world this book is like hilary swank you can tell it is trying really hard to win all the awards but it has no heart inside and yet everyone eats it up C0ME ON no one likes gimmicks. This is the most disassociating book I ve ever read Try to read it all in one sitting it will totally fuck with your head and make you forget how to be normal. Here s what I liked about this book 1 I found Christopher, with all his many quirks, to be sweet and rather endearing.2 I thought it was a creative idea to write a book from the point of view of a boy with Asperger syndrome This is difficult to pull off, but the author does it well.3 I enjoyed Christopher s musings about life and the way in which he sees it.4 I love making lists.Here s what I didn t like about this book 1 It wasn t really a mystery and I found some of it to be a bit predic Here s what I liked about this book 1 I found Christopher, with all his many quirks, to be sweet and rather endearing.2 I thought it was a creative idea to write a book from the point of view of a boy
I m not sure what I was expecting but it wasn t this book I couldn t decide to give 3 or 4 stars so I m going with 3 because I liked it and 3 is my mid point I loved the lay out of the book and the little pictures I must admit the maths went right over my head I love that Christopher went on a hunt for the evil killer I wanted that killer to be forked too
OverviewFirst person tale of Christopher, a fifteen year old with Asperger s Syndrome or high functioning autism, and a talent for maths, who writes a book this one sort of very post modern about his investigations of the murder of a neighbour s dog He loves Sherlock Holmes and is amazingly observant of tiny details, but his lack of insight into other people s emotional lives hampers his investigation Nevertheless, he has to overcome some of his deepest habits and fears, and he also unco OverviewFirst person tale of Christopher, a fifteen year old with Asperger s Syndrome or high functioning autism, and a talent for maths, who writes a book this one sort of very post modern about his investigations of the murder of a neighbour s dog He loves Sherlock Holmes and is amazingly observant of tiny details, but his lack of insight into other people s emotional lives hampers his investigation Nevertheless, he has to overcome some of his deepest habits and fears, and he also uncovers some unexpected secrets It is primarily a YA book, but there isthan enough to it to make it a worthwhile adult read as well Prime Chapters and Structural QuirksThe structure of the book chapter numbers are all primes inclusion of maths puzzles and diagrams and narrative style attention to detail, excessive logic, avoidance of metaphor reflect Christopher s mindset and way of viewing life It is peppered with snippets of maths and explanations of his condition how it affects him, and what copin
Coping With ConscienceMy 34 year old daughter is severely autistic, and has been since she was seven No one knows why and the condition has never varied in its intensity So she is stuck in time She knows this and vaguely resents it somewhat but gets on with things as best she can.Each case of autism is probably unique My daughter has no facility with numbers or memory but she does with space As far as I can tell any enclosed space appears to her as a kind of filing system which she
The concept is interesting narrating the novel through the POV of an autistic boy The chapters are cleverly numbered by prime numbers, which ties in with the novel It has interesting illustrations and diagrams to look at However, I would not recommend this because it disappointed me and I couldn t, in good conscience, tell anyone to read a book I was disappointed in.I guess my disappointment lies in the fact that not only did my book club tout this as a mystery novel but also many of the li The concept is interesting narrating the novel through the POV of an autistic boy The chapters are cleverly numbered by prime numbers, which ties in with the novel It has interesting illustrations and diagrams to look at However, I would not recommend this because it disappointed me and I couldn t, in good conscience, tell anyone to read a book I

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  • Paperback
  • 226 pages
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Mark Haddon
  • English
  • 21 November 2017
  • 1400032717