mardi 13 mai 2014

The Curious incident of the dog in the night-time (5ème/Groupe3)

The Curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Mark Haddon

Detective story

This book is written in the first person and is about a 15 year-old-boy who has Asperger syndrome. His name is Christopher Boone and he lives with his dad: Ed Boone in Swindon. At the beginning of the book Christopher explains that his mother died 2 years before he wrote this book.
The book all kicks off when Christopher discovers the dog of his neighbour Mrs Shears speared by a garden fork and he is one of the suspects.
He then starts searching around for clues about who killed the dog although his father tells him to stay out of other people’s business.
He meets a lot of people while he is searching for clues including the old Mrs Alexander who tells him that his mum is not in fact dead but divorced because she had an affair with Mr Shears.
This is when Christopher starts to suspect his dad of suspicious behaviour and one day he has a slight argument which results in the confiscation of the book that Christopher's writing
When Christopher finds his book in his dad’s room he comes across some letters that his mum wrote to him well after her supposed death…

What I enjoyed about this book:  it was very inspiring.

I would recommend  this book to anyone who likes mystery in books.

I give this book a 5/5