In The Curious Incident of the Dog, Mark Haddon creates characters that absolutely come to life on the page. That’s a hard thing for a writer to do, but he does it with apparent ease, creating a story that you not only believe in, but feel like you’re alive. The main character Christopher is autistic and you get to feel all the things that go with it. with the affliction by his character. It really is an amazing process to experience as the story develops.
In the pages of this fascinating book, the writer has created flying by with ease. Chances are you will read it in one go. The writing is so fresh and easy and fun to read. You certainly don’t have to be a dog lover to enjoy this novel, but it helps. The whole story revolves around a dog that Christopher finds dead in his neighbor’s yard. Like his hero Sherlock Holmes, he becomes obsessed with solving the murder. Christopher uses his amazing powers of observation to guide him through all the clues and suspects. He may be autistic, but he is a genius at math and numbers and can put pieces together very quickly and with authority.
In the book, the talented author extraordinaryly weaves a story that pulls you in and makes you a part of the story. You’ll feel like you’re with Christopher as he tries to solve this nasty and heinous crime. The language is so rich and intriguing that you can feel every action as if it were in real life. Such a talent is hard to find in writers today. It’s so hard to put this book down that if you buy it, you really have to make sure you have some time to enjoy it the first time you listen to it.
With The Curious Incident of the Dog, Mark Haddon has provided a truly entertaining and enlightening read. Anyone reading this book will feel as if they have just read a life-changing piece. It’s fun, enlightening and should be on everyone’s bookshelf. Dog lovers will get a real kick out of this book. It continues to receive critical acclaim for every aspect of the book. You will fully enjoy The Curious Incident with the Dog now and for many years to come.