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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time | Paperback

Author: Mark Haddon | Format: Paperback

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  Mind Altering

| | See all markl72's reviews (9)

I picked this book up before I went on holiday this year and almost didn't read it. I'm so glad I did! I started it at 8.30 in the evening and only stopped reading it at 1.30 in the morning when I had completed it!! I just couldn't stop reading it. I have never read anything quite like this before and the author has a real gift in being able to tell the story in the way that he did. It really blew my mind away in parts - not that there's much to blow away I'll admit - and I was baffled at how much research was needed for some of the diagrams etc. This is a real gem of a book well worth the time!

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  Not an exciting read

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I thought this book would be a really interesting- after all the good reviews. But it failed to keep hooked (took me a long time to finish) however it taught me something about Aspergers.

  Extremely good read

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Extremely good read... This book is a unique insight into Asperger's syndrome... There is a clear plot apparent from the first page with a twist... Obviously it is just the tip of the iceburg for understanding the complexity yet simplicty of Asperger's... Funny yet touching.

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  Recommended Recommendation

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I was recommended this read by my GCSE maths teacher a few years ago. He spent a while telling the class about it and he really sold it to me.

When I came to read the book I was not disappointed. I never knew much about Autism, or Aspergers. This book is a complete eye-opener; narrated from the point of view of the young boy who is the sufferer it paints a clear picture of what exactly Aspergers is, and is very easy to digest.
It is one of those books that you cannot put down and simultaneously do not want to finish. Once I had finished it, I couldn't start another for a while, I just wanted to keep its taste in my mouth a little bit longer!

A very insightful, vicarious read.

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  Eye Opening

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working with young people with Aspergers syndrome, i thoroughly reccomend this book for all people who's life may be affected directly or indirectly by this condition. Haddon paints a realistic and easy to understand insight into the thoughts and feelings of someone with Aspergers. Make sure you allow plenty of time when first opening this book - You will NOT be able to put it down!! Fabulous and a must have read.

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