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A Spot of Bother

How often did he feel it now, this gorgeous, furtive seclusion?

A Spot of Bother, by Mark Haddon

Like many people who picked up A Spot of Bother,  772 more words

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2015 TBR Pile Challenge

Since my TBR is growing steadily and I keep buying books without actually reading them this challenge is perfect for me! I have unread books on my shelves that I haven’t touched since getting them three to four years ago. 254 more words

Emma Donoghue

Book review: Mark Haddon, The Red House.

In this novel, Haddon transports us to a remote cottage in the black mountains on the border of Wales, where the two families of Angela and Richard, a brother and sister who have become disconnected over years of silent resentment, re-unite in a timely holiday after the death of their mother. 121 more words


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Hi! It’s been a while. I’ve actually been studying. And not reading Pride and Prejudice. Seriously. It was terrible.

The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time is a book by Mark Haddon, whose protagonist and narrator is Christopher John Francis Boone, a fifteen year old with autism. 249 more words

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Curiouser and Curiouser...

Last night I FINALLY saw the stage production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. I actually bought my ticket waaaay back at the end of October to see it on November 19th, but I ended up exchanging my ticket twice because other events kept coming up. 809 more words

Wonder - R J Palacio

One of the most overused comparisons in contemporary literature is anything with Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Seriously, walk around Waterstones and count how many books you can find with a quote about  288 more words

Book Worm

Week 48: The Curious Incident Of The Dog At Night-Time

don’t tell, show

Having attended classes and work shops in creative writing and after reading extensively on the subject, there are certain points that keep appearing. 762 more words

November 2014