To what extent is the novel "The curious incident of the dog in the…
To what extent is the novel "The curious incident of the dog in the night time" a detective story?
Detective needs to pay attention to detail
"I see everything."
Coming of age
Focuses on the growth of the protagonist
"And then I thought how I could never be an astronaut..."
"I think I would make a very good astronaut."
Detective needs to be different
"I see everything"
"I got Soibhan to draw lots of these faces and then write down next to them exactly what the meant."
"My name is Christopher John Francis Boone. I know all the countries of the world and every prime number up to 7,507." This shows that he is unique and different and most likely has some condition
Building of tension
Talks about his communication problems
The police arrive and he hits them
Talks about books he likes
Ms. Shears accuses Christopher of murder
Talks about his social problems
Finding the dead dog
Crime is usually a ...
Normally it is the murder of a person
"There was a garden fork sticking out of the dog."
"The dog was dead."