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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Chapters 23, 29, 31 and 37 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 23, 29, 31 and 37 Summary

This group of four chapters covers Christopher’s adventures at police headquarters or, more accurately, follows his thought processes as the adventures surround him. He cites in detail all of the items he has to take out of his pockets while being processed. His Swiss army knife has thirteen attachments, including a wire stripper, a saw and a toothpick. He provides a drawing of a wooden puzzle he is carrying and reveals that he is also packing three food pellets for his pet rat, Toby. When the police try to take Christopher’s watch, he fights back because it is important to him that he always know precisely what time it is. He prevails and keeps his watch. On his way back to his cell, Christopher speculates how he would escape the jail, if that were his intent. In his cell, Christopher acknowledges that he...

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