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A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadChristopher John Francis Boone

Author Mark Haddon

Pages 240

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2004-05-18

ISBN 1400079071 9781400079070

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Lisamorris shared a tip "Such an interesting glimpse into a unique mind. Really thought provoking."

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "This book may give you more of an understanding of autism!"

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molly_hans shared a tip "There is a stage play version of this. Don't miss it!"

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heather_woodyard shared a tip "This was my first glimpse into ASD. Wonderful novel."

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jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "Great book."

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kat_mcelhenie shared a tip "BEST BOOK EVER."

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cynthia_turner_7573 shared a tip "Totally worth it…a page turner you’ll finish in one sitting… a little creepy and will stay with you"

christina_danielle_ shared a tip "Plotline was hooking#suspense #coming_of_age"

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lynda-lee_brolly shared a tip "It's a great book to read when you want beautiful language but aren't up to a complicated intrigue."

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tracy_donaldson shared a tip "Unforgettable book!"

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elliepete shared a tip "An AMAZING book!!! It kept me on the edge of my seat, but also made me laugh and cry. Very beautifully written."

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bern_heine shared a tip "Yes, I read it a long time ago but I really enjoyed it."

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denise_vick shared a tip "It really is an awesome read. I read it in ab a day and couldn't put it down."

blanca_robles shared a tip "Brilliant IMAGERY!"

jane_macdonald shared a tip "I can’t remember the ending. I do know I quite enjoyed the book though."

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aliek shared a tip "One of the best books I've ever read!"

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macy_reandelar shared a tip "i read this book in elementary school and it was one of the first books that made me enjoy reading. highly recommend"

sarah_2507 shared a tip "Excellent read that gives insight into how a person with a neurodiverse brain may experience life."

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annah_eberhardt shared a tip "Def this is my favorite book!"

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jenna_wahl shared a tip "Totally unrelated, I am currently reading the serial killers daughter."

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alexandria_smille shared a tip "This book taught me so much about myself as a kid when i first read it. I truly think everyone should read this book. #mustread"

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gravytrain08 shared a tip "Short, engaging read. Keeps you on the edge of your seat the whole way through. Loved it!"

alice_alford shared a tip "I just reread Salem’s Lot It’s an old Stephen King novel but I love it"

katie_stillwell shared a tip "I’ve just finished both the Silent Patient and the Maidens...look for recommendations similar to these books, any suggestions?"

mike_2090 shared a tip "West With the Night. By Beryl Markham. Hands down favorite. Nothing comes close."

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alainamnt23 shared a tip "From Ms. McKeever"

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kelly_wullner shared a tip "I loved this book. I got a little mom anxiety while reading, but what a marvelously told story."

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samantha_wiley_4620 shared a tip "Yes! 100% I would even re read."

bill_murray shared a tip "Truly memorable."

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young_jee_cho-park shared a tip "I read this book more than 10 years ago that I don’t remember exactly how the story went. I just remember enjoying it a lot."

priyanka_nasta shared a tip "A childhood favourite 😁"

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lesley_worthington shared a tip "No, not yet. Do you have any you'd recommend?"

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eric_lucero shared a tip "I really enjoyed this book. I recommended it to my family and friends."

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miki_bee shared a tip "Very much. He’s got an unusual manner of writing that worked perfectly with the characters’ personalities in the novel."

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nickfem shared a tip "To me it was just more about the use of language. It was so strange to be put in the mind of this boy"

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teresa_mcnally shared a tip "This is the only one I have read so far"

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rebecca_rodgers shared a tip "Unusual and delightful!"

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teale shared a tip "It was a very interesting perspective and well written!"

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anahit_galstyan shared a tip "Definitely!! A very unique book."

sonyacatlover shared a tip "I do. I got to also see it on Broadway and loved it even more after that."

kim_omara shared a tip "I haven’t read anything else by this author to compare but I liked this book."

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nira_turquand shared a tip "Good for young adults."

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andy_jones_1228 shared a tip "I strongly related to the main charcter christopher"

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KRen shared a tip "It gave me a new perspective on aspergers, and I appreciated the story telling on audible."

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april_stanton shared a tip "I absolutely LOVED this book!"

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elena_cole shared a tip "Honest and funny"

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oliviah_hastings shared a tip "Interesting perspective. Good plot . Hecking good book"

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morgan_beatty shared a tip "Great book and insight to how an autistic child functions and thinks."

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hannah_bottger shared a tip "When I recommended this book to my aunt, she ended up accidentally seeing the play after reading it."

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lyndsay_w_3933 shared a tip "Beautiful, frustrating (not Christopher), so different, unforgettable and heartbreaking at times but not gratuitously so."

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