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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Unabridged), by Mark Haddon
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 4.23 (422,694 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Haddon Narrator: Jeff Woodman Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Fifteen-year-old Christopher Boone has Asperger's Syndrome, a condition similar to autism. He doesn't like to be touched or meet new people, he cannot make small talk, and he hates the colors brown and yellow. He is a math whiz with a very logical brain who loves solving puzzles that have definite answers.

One night, he observes that the neighbor's dog has been killed, since it is not moving and has a large garden fork stuck in its body. Christopher knows this is wrong. He has never left his street on his own before, but now he'll have to in order to find out who killed the dog. What he discovers will shake the very foundation of his perfectly ordered life.

Critically acclaimed author Mark Haddon, a two-time BAFTA winner, crafts a stunning masterpiece that is funny, honest, and incredibly moving. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Review by Ann | 2/20/2014

    " This book has some inappropriate language. But it was really interesting and helped me understand autism a little better. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Review by Jae | 2/5/2014

    " Noy really my kind of book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Alex | 2/1/2014

    " Thought this book was brilliant. Can't believe how well he managed to write from inside the head of a 15 year old boy with Asperger's. A quick read and made me laugh out loud. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Catherine | 1/24/2014

    " this book was suggested by two different authors of books i just read, about its spot on portrayal of aspergers and so i decided to try it! i really enjoyed it, found it to be very great read. "

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About the Author
Author Mark Haddon

Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator, and screenwriter. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, was published in 2003 and won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Book of the Year Award, and is an international bestseller. Mark Haddon lives in Oxford, England.

About the Narrator

Jeff Woodman originated the title role in Tennessee Williams’ The Notebook of Trigorin and won the S.F. Critics’ Circle Award for his performance in An Ideal Husband. In addition to numerous theater credits on and off Broadway, his television work includes Sex and the City, Law & Order, and Cosby. A six time Audie Award finalist (and a 2007 winner), he has received seventeen Earphones Awards and was named one of the Fifty Greatest Voices of the Century by AudioFile magazine.