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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Summary & Study Guide

This Study Guide consists of approximately 75 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
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On the surface, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a story about a unique young man setting out to solve an unusual crime and record his progress in a novel. The young man is Christopher John Francis Boone, and he is unique because he is severely autistic. He is also a savant genius who knows the capital city of every country in the world, every prime number up to 7,057 and much more of equal importance, which he makes sure his readers know as well before the tale is finally told. Christopher has many delightful quirks of character, including a preference for prime over cardinal numbers. He numbers his chapters according to primes: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11 etc., continuing through Chapter 233. Christopher cannot stand to be touched or caught up in the confusion of being around many people, especially in small spaces. He reacts to such negative stimuli by...

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