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TheCuriousIncidentoftheDog intheNight-time
 

Summary: TheCuriousIncidentoftheDog
intheNight-time
Reviewed by Helmer Aslaksen
MARCH 2006 NOTICES OF THE AMS 1
The Curious Incident of the Dog
in the Night-time
Mark Haddon
Vintage, 2004
Paperback, $12.95
ISBN 1-400-03271-7
If you have spent the last two years on a planet
where this book has not been a runaway bestseller,
and you have no clue what it is about, then you are
in for a treat.
The novel is narrated by a fifteen-year-old boy
who introduces himself as follows: "My name is
Christopher John Francis Boone. I know all the
countries of the world and their capital cities and
every prime number up to 7,507." One night
Christopher discovers that the neighbor's dog has

  

Source: Aslaksen, Helmer - Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

 

Collections: Mathematics