The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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Perfection Learning
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240
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5.0 X 0.9 X 7.9 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
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9780756958480
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Reviews

" Gloriously eccentric and wonderfully intelligent." -- "The Boston Globe
"" Moving. . . . Think of The Sound and the Fury crossed with The Catcher in the Rye" "and one of Oliver Sacks' s real-life stories." -- Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times
"
" This is an amazing novel. An amazing book." -- "The Dallas Morning News
"" A superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." -- Ian McEwan, author of Atonement
" Brilliant. . . . Delightful. . . . Very moving, very plausible-- and very funny." -- Oliver Sacks
" Superb. . . . Bits of wisdom fairly leap off the page." -- "Newsday
"" Disorienting and reorienting the reader to devastating effect. . . . As suspenseful and harrowing as anything in Conan Doyle." -- Jay McInerney, "The New York Times Book Review
"" Extraordinarily moving, often blackly funny. . . . It is hard to think of anyone who would not be moved and delighted by this book." -- "Financial Times," London
" Both clever and observant." -- "The Washington Post"
" Full of whimsical surprises and tender humor." -- "People
"" [Haddon] illuminates a core of suffering through the narrowly focused insights of a boy who hasn' t the words to describe emotional pain." -- "New York" "Daily News
"" Outstanding. . . . A stunningly good read." -- "The Independent
"" Engrossing . . . flawlessly imagined and deeply affecting." -- "Time Out New York
"" A remarkable bookfrom a writer with very special talent." -- "Fort Worth Star-Telegram
"" The Curious Incident is the rare book that repays reading twice in quick succession." -- "Detroit Free Press
"" Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated for imagining a new kind of hero." -- "The Daily Telegraph
"" This original and affecting novel is a triumph of empathy." - "The New Yorker"
" Haddon' s book illuminates the way one mind works so precisely, so humanely, that it reads like both an acutely observed case study and an artful exploration of a different ' mystery' the thoughts and feeling we share even with those very different from us." - "Entertainment Weekly"
" Mark Haddon' s portrayal of an emotionally disassociated mind is a superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." - Ian McEwan, author of "Atonement
"" A murder mystery, a road atlas, a postmodern canvas of modern sensory overload, a coming-of-age journal and lastly a really affecting look at the grainy inconsistency of parental and romantic love and its failures. . . . In this striking first novel, Mark Haddon is both clever and observant, and the effect is vastly affecting." - "The Washington Post
"
" Haddon' s gentle humor reminds us that facts don' t add up to a life, that we understand ourselves only through metaphor." - "Chicago Tribune
"
" Beautifully written. . . . Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated forimagining a new kind of hero, for the humbling instruction this warm and often funny novel offers and for showing that the best lives are lived where difference is cherished." - "The Daily Telegraph"
" A detective story with a difference. . . . [Haddon] has given his unlikely hero a convincing voice- and the detective novel an interesting twist." - "The Economist
"
" Think Huck Finn," "The Catcher in the Rye," "or the early chapters of David Copperfield." - "Houston Chronicle
"
" A tale full of cheeky surprises and tender humor. . . . A touching evolution." - "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"
" Funny, sad and totally convincing." - "Time"
" More so than precursors like The Sound and the Fury" "and Flowers for Algernon," "The Curious Incident" "is a radical experiment in empathy." - "The Village Voice
"
" One of the strangest and most convincing characters in recent fiction." - "Slate
"
" I have never read anything quite like Mark Haddon' s funny and agonizingly honest book, or encountered a narrator more vivid and memorable. I advise you to buy two copies; you won' t want to lend yours out." - Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geisha"
"
" At once funny and achingly sad, this thought-provoking debut may leave us wondering if our worn coping skills are really any better than Christopher' s." - "The News and Observer
"
" Filled with humor and pain, [The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time] verges on profundity." - "San Jose Mercury News"
" The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brims with imagination, empathy, and vision- plus it' s a lot of fun to read." " "- Myla Goldberg, author of Bee Season
" Gloriously eccentric and wonderfully intelligent. " -- The Boston Globe
" Moving. . . . Think of The Sound and the Fury crossed with The Catcher in the Rye and one of Oliver Sacks ' s real-life stories. " -- Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
& quot; This is an amazing novel. An amazing book.& quot; -- The Dallas Morning News
" A superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy. " -- Ian McEwan, author of Atonement
" Brilliant. . . . Delightful. . . . Very moving, very plausible -- and very funny. " -- Oliver Sacks
" Superb. . . . Bits of wisdom fairly leap off the page. " -- Newsday
" Disorienting and reorienting the reader to devastating effect. . . . As suspenseful and harrowing as anything in Conan Doyle. " -- Jay McInerney, The New York Times Book Review
" Extraordinarily moving, often blackly funny. . . . It is hard to think of anyone who would not be moved and delighted by this book. " -- Financial Times, London
& quot; Both clever and observant.& quot; -- The Washington Post
" Full of whimsical surprises and tender humor. " -- People
" [Haddon] illuminates a core of suffering through the narrowly focused insights of a boy who hasn ' t the words to describe emotional pain. " -- New York Daily News
& quot; Outstanding. . . . A stunningly good read.& quot; -- The Independent
" Engrossing . . . flawlessly imagined and deeply affecting. " -- Time Out New York
" A remarkable book from a writer with very special talent. " -- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
" The Curious Incident is the rare book that repays reading twice in quick succession. " -- Detroit Free Press
& quot; Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated for imagining a new kind of hero.& quot; -- The Daily Telegraph
" This original and affecting novel is a triumph of empathy. " - The New Yorker
" Haddon ' s book illuminates the way one mind works so precisely, so humanely, that it reads like both an acutely observed case study and an artful exploration of a different ' mystery ' the thoughts and feeling we share even with those very different from us. " - Entertainment Weekly
" Mark Haddon ' s portrayal of anemotionally disassociated mind is a superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy. " - Ian McEwan, author of Atonement
& quot; A murder mystery, a road atlas, a postmodern canvas of modern sensory overload, a coming-of-age journal and lastly a really affecting look at the grainy inconsistency of parental and romantic love and its failures. . . . In this striking first novel, Mark Haddon is both clever and observant, and the effect is vastly affecting.& quot; - The Washington Post
" Haddon ' s gentle humor reminds us that facts don ' t add up to a life, that we understand ourselves only through metaphor. " - Chicago Tribune
" Beautifully written. . . . Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated for imagining a new kind of hero, for the humbling instruction this warm and often funny novel offers and for showing that the best lives are lived where difference is cherished. " - The Daily Telegraph
" A detective story with a difference. . . . [Haddon] has given his unlikely hero a convincing voice - and the detective novel an interesting twist. " - The Economist
& quot; Think Huck Finn, The Catcher in the Rye, or the early chapters of David Copperfield .& quot; - HoustonChronicle
" A tale full of cheeky surprises and tender humor. . . . A touching evolution. " - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
" Funny, sad and totally convincing. " - Time
& quot; More so than precursors like The Sound and the Fury and Flowers for Algernon, The Curious Incident is a radical experiment in empathy.& quot; - The Village Voice
" One of the strangest and most convincing characters in recent fiction. " - Slate
" I have never read anything quite like Mark Haddon ' s funny and agonizingly honest book, or encountered a narrator more vivid and memorable. I advise you to buy two copies; you won ' t want to lend yours out. " - Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geisha
" At once funny and achingly sad, this thought-provoking debut may leave us wondering if our worn coping skills are really any better than Christopher ' s. " - The News and Observer
" Filled with humor and pain, [ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ] verges on profundity. " - San Jose Mercury News
" The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Tim e brims with imagination, empathy, and vision - plus it ' s a lot of fun to read. " - Myla Goldberg, author of Bee Season
"Gloriously eccentric and wonderfully intelligent." --"The Boston Globe
""Moving. . . . Think of The Sound and the Fury crossed with The Catcher in the Rye" "and one of Oliver Sacks's real-life stories." --Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times
"
"This is an amazing novel. An amazing book." --"The Dallas Morning News
""A superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." --Ian McEwan, author of Atonement
"Brilliant. . . . Delightful. . . . Very moving, very plausible--and very funny." --Oliver Sacks
"Superb. . . . Bits of wisdom fairly leap off the page." --"Newsday
""Disorienting and reorienting the reader to devastating effect. . . . As suspenseful and harrowing as anything in Conan Doyle." --Jay McInerney, "The New York Times Book Review
""Extraordinarily moving, often blackly funny. . . . It is hard to think of anyone who would not be moved and delighted by this book." --"Financial Times", London
"Both clever and observant." --"The Washington Post"
"Full of whimsical surprises and tender humor."--"People
""[Haddon] illuminates a core of suffering through the narrowly focused insights of a boy who hasn't the words to describe emotional pain." --"New York" "Daily News
""Outstanding. . . . A stunningly good read." --"The Independent
""Engrossing . . . flawlessly imagined and deeply affecting." --"Time Out New York
""A remarkable book from a writer with very special talent." --"Fort Worth Star-Telegram
""The Curious Incident is the rare book that repays reading twice in quick succession." --"Detroit Free Press
""Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated for imagining a new kind of hero." --"The Daily Telegraph
""This original and affecting novel is a triumph of empathy." -"The New Yorker"
"Haddon's book illuminates the way one mind works so precisely, so humanely, that it reads like both an acutely observed case study and an artful exploration of a different 'mystery' the thoughts and feeling we share even with those very different from us." -"Entertainment Weekly"
"Mark Haddon's portrayal of anemotionally disassociated mind is a superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." -Ian McEwan, author of "Atonement
""A murder mystery, a road atlas, a postmodern canvas of modern sensory overload, a coming-of-age journal and lastly a really affecting look at the grainy inconsistency of parental and romantic love and its failures. . . . In this striking first novel, Mark Haddon is both clever and observant, and the effect is vastly affecting." -"The Washington Post
"
"Haddon's gentle humor reminds us that facts don't add up to a life, that we understand ourselves only through metaphor." -"Chicago Tribune
"
"Beautifully written. . . . Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated for imagining a new kind of hero, for the humbling instruction this warm and often funny novel offers and for showing that the best lives are lived where difference is cherished." -"The Daily Telegraph"
"A detective story with a difference. . . . [Haddon] has given his unlikely hero a convincing voice-and the detective novel an interesting twist." -"The Economist
"
"Think Huck Finn", "The Catcher in the Rye", "or the early chapters of David Copperfield." -"HoustonChronicle
"
"A tale full of cheeky surprises and tender humor. . . . A touching evolution." -"Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"
"Funny, sad and totally convincing." -"Time"
"More so than precursors like The Sound and the Fury" "and Flowers for Algernon", "The Curious Incident" "is a radical experiment in empathy." -"The Village Voice
"
"One of the strangest and most convincing characters in recent fiction." -"Slate
"
"I have never read anything quite like Mark Haddon's funny and agonizingly honest book, or encountered a narrator more vivid and memorable. I advise you to buy two copies; you won't want to lend yours out." -Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geisha"
"
"At once funny and achingly sad, this thought-provoking debut may leave us wondering if our worn coping skills are really any better than Christopher's." -"The News and Observer
"
"Filled with humor and pain, [The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time] verges on profundity." -"San Jose Mercury News"
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brims with imagination, empathy, and vision-plus it's a lot of fun to read."" "-Myla Goldberg, author of Bee Season
"Gloriously eccentric and wonderfully intelligent." --"The Boston Globe
""Moving. . . . Think of The Sound and the Fury crossed with The Catcher in the Rye" "and one of Oliver Sacks's real-life stories." --Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times
"
"This is an amazing novel. An amazing book." --"The Dallas Morning News
""A superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." --Ian McEwan, author of Atonement
"Brilliant. . . . Delightful. . . . Very moving, very plausible--and very funny." --Oliver Sacks
"Superb. . . . Bits of wisdom fairly leap off the page." --"Newsday
""Disorienting and reorienting the reader to devastating effect. . . . As suspenseful and harrowing as anything in Conan Doyle." --Jay McInerney, "The New York Times Book Review
""Extraordinarily moving, often blackly funny. . . . It is hard to think of anyone who would not be moved and delighted by this book." --"Financial Times," London
"Both clever and observant." --"The Washington Post"
"Full of whimsical surprises and tender humor." --"People
""[Haddon] illuminates a core of suffering through the narrowly focused insights of a boy who hasn't the words to describe emotional pain." --"New York" "Daily News
""Outstanding. . . . A stunningly good read." --"The Independent
""Engrossing . . . flawlessly imagined and deeply affecting." --"Time Out New York
""A remarkable book from a writer with very special talent." --"Fort Worth Star-Telegram
""The Curious Incident is the rare book that repays reading twice in quick succession." --"Detroit Free Press
""Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulatedfor imagining a new kind of hero." --"The Daily Telegraph
""This original and affecting novel is a triumph of empathy." -"The New Yorker"
"Haddon's book illuminates the way one mind works so precisely, so humanely, that it reads like both an acutely observed case study and an artful exploration of a different 'mystery': the thoughts and feeling we share even with those very different from us." -"Entertainment Weekly"
"Mark Haddon's portrayal of an emotionally disassociated mind is a superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." -Ian McEwan, author of "Atonement
""A murder mystery, a road atlas, a postmodern canvas of modern sensory overload, a coming-of-age journal and lastly a really affecting look at the grainy inconsistency of parental and romantic love and its failures. . . . In this striking first novel, Mark Haddon is both clever and observant, and the effect is vastly affecting." -"The Washington Post
"
"Haddon's gentle humor reminds us that facts don't add up to a life, that we understand ourselves only through metaphor." -"Chicago Tribune
"
"Beautifully written. . . . Heart-in-the-mouth stuff, terrifying and moving. Haddon is to be congratulated for imagining a new kind of hero, for the humbling instruction this warm and often funny novel offers and for showing that the best lives are lived where difference is cherished." -"The Daily Telegraph"
"A detective story with a difference. . . . [Haddon] has given his unlikely hero a convincing voice-and the detective novel an interesting twist." -"The Economist
"
"Think Huck Finn," "The Catcher in the Rye," "or the early chapters of David Copperfield."-"Houston Chronicle
"
"A tale full of cheeky surprises and tender humor. . . . A touching evolution." -"Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"
"Funny, sad and totally convincing." -"Time"
"More so than precursors like The Sound and the Fury" "and Flowers for Algernon," "The Curious Incident" "is a radical experiment in empathy." -"The Village Voice
"
"One of the strangest and most convincing characters in recent fiction." -"Slate
"
"I have never read anything quite like Mark Haddon's funny and agonizingly honest book, or encountered a narrator more vivid and memorable. I advise you to buy two copies; you won't want to lend yours out." -Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geisha"
"
"At once funny and achingly sad, this thought-provoking debut may leave us wondering if our worn coping skills are really any better than Christopher's." -"The News and Observer
"
"Filled with humor and pain, [The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time] verges on profundity." -"San Jose Mercury News"
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brims with imagination, empathy, and vision-plus it's a lot of fun to read."" "-Myla Goldberg, author of Bee Season