The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Rating


Quick to read
8

Build your vocabulary
10

Motivating
9

Engaging
9

Global
0
Score

Why read it?


  • The language used is practical and understandable, even to lower levels.
  • There are lots of fantastic phrasal verbs in this book.
  • You can build your vocabulary for daily-life language.
  • You will find a lot of common slang and idioms.
  • A lot of the vocabulary is repeated in more than one place in the book, which makes learning new words easier.
  • The chapters are short, which is great for motivation.
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Synopsis


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is an award-winning detective novel. It tells the story of 15-year-old Christopher Boone who has Asperger’s Syndrome.  He is both the narrator and the detective in this unique novel.   Christopher knows a lot about maths, but very little about human beings. He has never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he finds a neighbour’s dog murdered he starts a journey that changes his whole world.

Details


  • Author: Mark Haddon
  • Category: Adult, Book club, Fiction, First person narrative, Top recommendations, Young reader.