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Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

To see my thoughts on the play based on this book, click here.

Name: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Author: Mark Haddon
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Publisher: Vintage
Date Published: 2004
Number of Pages: 272
Rating: 5/5
When it's Available: Now

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is an extremely unique book, I don't think there really is another book like it. It's a very clever book, featuring a lot of maths that I didn't understand and facts that messed with my head, but I liked that about it. It made me understand what Christopher's brain was like, knowing things that seem so complicated to me (I got an A at Maths GCSE but haven't taken it any further than that). The actual story was really good, even though it was told in such a different way, I think it had a certain charm to it.
I think I first read this book back in Year 9 English, but we didn't read it in full so I read it at home because my mum had a copy…

My Life (#2): Taylor Swift & The Vamps

Taylor Swift & The Vamps actually sounds like a good band name itself.
Anyway, I said I'd post something on this blog every weekend but then this weekend I didn't post anything. So hopefully this post will make up for that. Hopefully.
So, what's been happening in my life? Well, on Friday the 4th of October 2013, a day I will remember for all eternity, I got tickets to see Taylor Swift on Saturday the 1st of February 2014! (A day I will also probably remember for all eternity). And I am unbelievably excited about that. My mum and I will be going together and it's going to be so brilliant. I've never seen Taylor Swift live before or been to a concert, so this will be my first concert and I'm so glad that it's a Taylor Swift one. If you didn't know, I am a huge Taylor Swift fan (AKA a Swifty), so the fact that I'm going to see her live is just insane. I've been planning for it already. If you've been lucky to get tickets to see Taylor then …