Author Mark Haddon

Author Mark Haddon

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His novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time, is on many bestseller and book club lists, and Haddon won the U.K.'s prestigious Commonwealth Writers Prize.

The narrator of the story is an autistic teenager who is obsessed with Sherlock Holmes and who must prove his innocence when a neighborhood dog is killed. This interview was originally broadcast on June 26, 2003.

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