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.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.
When Christopher Boone finds his neighbor's beloved dog, Wellington, murdered in her front yard, he will not let his "social problems" get in the way of finding out whodunit. Christopher has a form of autism which makes it difficult for him to intera...read more