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  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Mark Haddon is a writer and artist. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, was published simultaneously by Jonathan Cape and David Fickling in 2003. It won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. In 2012, a stage adaptation by Simon Stephens was produced by the National Theatre and went on to win 7 Olivier Awards in 2013 and the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play. In 2005 his poetry collection, The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, was published by Picador, and his play, Polar Bears, was produced by the Donmar Warehouse in 2010. His most recent novel, The Red House, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2012. The Pier Falls, a collection of short stories, was also published by Cape in 2016. To commemorate the centenary of the Hogarth Press he wrote and illustrated a short story that appeared alongside Virginia Woolf's first story for the press in Two Stories (Hogarth, 2017).
    2nd August 2012

    The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time

    Fifteen-year-old Christopher has a photographic memory. He understands maths. He understands science. What he can't unde... More

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    13th February 2014

    The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time

    Christopher is 15 and lives in Swindon with his father. He has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed wit... More

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    1st July 2002

    Ocean Star Express

    Joe and his parents are enjoying a summer holiday by the sea at the Ocean Star Hotel. The sky is bright blue, the sun ... More

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    13th March 2014

    Boom!

    Boom! Is a roller-coaster read with spaceships, spies and mortal danger! Jim and his best friend Charlie weren't lookin... More

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    1st October 2008

    The Sea of Tranquility

    A magical celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing from the bestselling author of The Curious Incident ... More

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    1st October 2002

    The Marble Crusher

    This book includes three captivating stories from a master storyteller. In "The Marble Crusher," Albert is new at school... More

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    26th June 1999

    Agent Z Goes Wild

    Ben's in danger of spending his holidays cooped up in a caravan with his mad Aunt Gwen. But by luck (and bribery), he ge... More

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    1st November 2004

    Ocean Star Express

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    31st August 2014

    Agent Z Goes Wild

    Ben's in danger of spending his holidays cooped up in a caravan with his mad Aunt Gwen. But by luck (and bribery), he ge... More

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    15th December 2014

    Agent Z Meets The Masked Crusader

    Ben's a born daydreamer. He's much rather be in the Sahara, or on a Viking ship than sitting in a boring maths lesson. T... More

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