The Audiopi series of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon examines all aspects of the story, including the major characters, themes, its context and the form and structure; it also discusses and analyses each individual chapter.
To provide an insightful view of the novel to help throughout your listening, we have Chris Ashby, who played Christopher in the West End production, delivering key quotes. Having this experienced actor really helps to convey the character of Christopher and adds extra depth to the study.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a wonderful story looking at life from the perspective of an autistic teenage boy. Its meanings are layered, and it asks us questions about how we view life, especially when it comes to mental illness.
Our GCSE English Literature series edition discussing this novel was created by Laura Broadbent, who is both an English teacher and a freelance writer for the Cambridge University Press and who has a deep passion for the story.
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Students who have learning challenges would benefit from listening to these podcasts for clarity. I appreciated hearing details about the writing of this novel.
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