The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: (Broadway Tie-In Edition)

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Price
$14.95
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.2 X 8.7 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781101911617
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About the Author

MARK HADDON is a writer and illustrator of numerous award-winning children's books and television screenplays, as well as the novels The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, A Spot of Bother, and The Red House, as well as a collection of poetry, The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea As a young man, Haddon worked with autistic individuals. He teaches creative writing for the Arvon Foundation and at Oxford University. He lives in Oxford, England.

Reviews

"Gloriously eccentric and wonderfully intelligent." --The Boston Globe

"Smart, honbets and wrenching." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Astonishingly captivating . . . firece and ingenious."
--The Miami Herald

"Briliant. . . .Delightful. . . Very moving, very plausibe--and very funny." --Oliver Sacks

"Mark Haddon's portrayal of an emotionally dissociated mind is a superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy." --Ian McEwan

"I have never read anything quite like Mark Haddon's funny and agonizingly honest book, or encountered a narrator more vivid and memorable." --Arthur Golden

"The Curious Incident brims with imagination, empathy, and vision -- plus it's a lot of fun to read." -- Myla Goldberg