Chapter 2 | Chapter 3
* At precisely seven minutes past midnight, the narrator sees a dog lying on the grass on Mrs. Shears' lawn, apparently asleep.
* He recognizes the dog as Wellington, Mrs. Shears' standard poodle.
* The dog has been impaled on a garden fork, the tines passing all the way through Wellington's body, pinning the dog to the turf.
* The narrator picks the dog up, and it is "leaking blood." The narrator strokes Wellington and wonders who killed him.
* The narrator introduces himself as Christopher John Francis Boone.
* Christopher first meets Siobhan some eight years earlier. She shows him some "smiley face" pictures depicting a broad range of human emotions. Christopher has a pretty good understanding of the basic happy and sad faces, but he can't figure out the other faces, which express subtler emotions.
Chapter 5 | Chapters 7, 11, 13 and 17
* Chapter 5 flashes back to the night of Wellington's demise. Christopher pulls the...
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