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

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon

271 pages first pub 2003 (editions)

fiction contemporary mystery young adult emotional medium-paced

Description

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of...

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Community Reviews Summary of 62,204 reviews

Moods

emotional 58%
adventurous 44%
funny 37%
mysterious 36%
reflective 34%
informative 25%
sad 23%
inspiring 20%
lighthearted 20%
hopeful 19%
challenging 15%
tense 13%
dark 6%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 36%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79

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