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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
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May 15, 09

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bookshelves: 2009-reads, contemporary-lit
Read in May, 2009 , read count: 1

I enjoyed this book. As a parent, I know how hard it can be to be patient with the tykes and do all the right things. I can't even imagine what it must be like to raise an Autistic child. I know several families with Autistic kids and I must say, those parents are my heroes.

The parents in Dog in the Night-time felt real to me. They weren't perfect, and sometimes were a bit selfish, but they really tried.

I also enjoyed hearing the story from Christopher's perspective. I like seeing how different he sees the world. I'm also a bit of a math fan, so I liked all the random puzzles.

The only thing for me that fell short was the ending. It sort of just ended. But in a way, it's a pretty honest ending. Sometimes, tiny changes can be huge improvements.

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