Author(s): Mark Haddon
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has a photographic memory. He understands maths. He understands science. What he can't understand are other human beings. When he finds his neighbour's dog lying dead on the lawn, he decides to track down the killer and write a murder mystery about it. But what other mysteries will he end up uncovering? Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2004, and the Booktrust Teenage Fiction award.