About the Book

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

Christopher John Francis Boone is a fifteen-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes. He 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 a captivating and unusual tale.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon

  • Publication Date: May 18, 2004
  • Genres: Mystery
  • Paperback: 226 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 1400032717
  • ISBN-13: 9781400032716