Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

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In 2003 Mark Haddon won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for his novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, a book that gives a realistic picture of how it should be to go as an autistic person through life. The book is a worldwide bestseller and won at least fifteen other awards. It is written from the person of Christopher, a boy with Asperger's syndrome. When Christopher found the dog of his neighbor killed in her garden, he decides to go looking for the perpetrator of this brutal murder. His quest, that leads to much more than just the culprit, is written down like how he has experienced that : very different than the average person. The story is written in the first person. The whole story is told through the eyes of the fifteen year old boy Christopher Boone. As a reader, you can read the thoughts and actions of Christopher, and not of the other persons. The story begins with an informative opening. At first used…show more content…
When I was reading that, I wanted to keep reading because it was very exciting. After living with his mother for a while, they go back to Swindon together to sort things out with his father. In the end, his father gets the chance to really apologize and he gets Christopher a dog, which he calls Sandy. He believed he can do anything he wants, because he solved the mystery of the curious incident and he was very brave while being on his own. because I've read this book, I immediately thought differently about autism. I previously thought that autistic people were weird, busy and stupid. But now, I see that autistic people have other things what they can do very good, such as Mathematics with Christopher I think this story is not really happened, but it could be. But in the real world a dog doesn't get pricked with a fork and dies. There are many things that can really be true, such as the thoughts of Christopher and what his choises

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