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Ten Unique Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are ten unique book titles. There’s certainly a few out there! 125 more words

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Spookathon Wrap-Up

Up until 8pm last night, I was sure that I wouldn’t have completed all five challenges. But, I managed it???

 

And I only made one change to my original TBR (which is a miracle in and of itself). 406 more words

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Anagnorisis and Peripeteia in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Anagnorisis and Peripeteia in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

The heart of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is a detective story, but the novel isn’t only about the detective story; it’s about the remarkable boy who solves it, Christopher John Francis Boon, who “know[s] all the countries of the world and their capital cities and every prime number up to 7,057” (2). 631 more words

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

When Christopher, a fifteen-year-old boy with an autism spectrum condition, finds the dead body of the neighbor’s dog, Wellington, speared by a garden fork in the middle of the night, he decides to investigate the dog’s death and write down his experiences as a murder mystery novel. 239 more words

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An Analysis of the Character of Christopher Boone

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is set in an ordinary suburban street in Swindon sometime in the late twentieth century.  Christopher, the main character, suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome and is confined to his house and his mainly scientific hobbies.  2,420 more words

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The top 5 books that changed my life...so far. 

There comes a time in a girls life when she’s approaching another age milestone (yet still in her 30’s) and she’s just gotta look back and reflect on some of the books that have impacted her life. 833 more words

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