An autistic math genius sets out to solve the murder-by-pitchfork of a neighbor's dog. The narrator's autism gives a terrific, interesting depth to his voice. Incredibly well done, Mark Haddon's debut novel is sweet, original, and moving. Recommended By Dianah H., Powells.com
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Told from the perspective of a 15-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling audiobook weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Unabridged. 5 CDs.