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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon / *****

I first read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time back in 2004, not long after its release, and was immediately taken by it. 664 more words

Book Reviews

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon - Book Review

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon (2003)
★★★★☆

Although marketed as a “murder mystery” through the perspective of a young man with autism, the book does not quite meet that criteria and derails into a more drama-oriented zone, which may catch unaware readers off guard. 340 more words

Literature

Book review: 'The Pier Falls' by Mark Haddon (2016)

“I wish this story had a happier ending” one of the narrators in this new short story collection sighs. Having shot to literary fame on the back of the ultimate optimism of his hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night-Time, it seems Mark Haddon is all out of happy endings. 652 more words

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Last weekend I went to see the stage version of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, at the Gielgud theatre in London with my boyfriend and two good friends of ours. 296 more words

Literature

Short but not necessarily sweet

In a week when Radio 4 is broadcasting Roald Dahl’s adult short stories, I thought I would post about two volumes of short stories by well known and well loved (by me) authors of longer novels. 595 more words

The Pier Falls - Mark Haddon

Sunlight can be many things. It can be dazzling, cheerful, burning, triumphant, glorious. In Mark Haddon’s hands sunlight becomes… sour. Reading The Pier Falls… 390 more words

Exit stage left

Hi everyone and welcome to this weeks blog post. It has been a long week and very busy week. Mainly because it was the performance of Hamlet and Macbeth this week. 964 more words

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