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In the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time Mark Haddon, the author, uses relationships to create an interesting crime investigation.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog In the book ?The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night ? time? Mark Haddon, the author, uses relationships to create an interesting crime investigation. Christopher Boone is a boy who has Asperger?s Syndrome but has a talent for Maths and Physics. He is the writer, the narrator and the investigator of the book. ?My name is Christopher John Francis Boone. I know all the countries of the world and their capital cities and every prime number up to 7,507.? This is how Christopher introduces himself. The way he says this, it's almost as if the things he knows are as important as his name, like they are part of his actual identity. ...read more.

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The dog?s stomach was leaking blood like a waterfall; unluckily everything seems to point at Christopher for the murder. Christopher shows Mark Haddon makes Christopher an interesting person by the way all of his relationships are good but then bad. When with his Father he loved him, ?And Father said, "Christopher, do you understand that I love you?" However, sometimes there were worst enemies like his Father and Mother ?Sometimes Father would say, "Christopher, if you do not behave I swear I shall knock the living daylights out of you," or Mother would say, "Jesus, Christopher, I am seriously considering putting you into a home," or Mother would say, "You are going to drive me into an early grave." ...read more.

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She helps him figure out what to do next... His relationship with Mrs Alexander helped a lot in his investigation as he now knows why his Father hates Mr Shears so much; he had an affair with Christopher?s Mother. Now he has a prime suspect and tries to look into Mr Shear?s life although he lives in London with Mother. This ends up in Father telling him to stop writing the book and takes it of him. As Christopher rummages through Father?s things and finds many letters written from his Mother. Father comes in and delivers shocking and disturbing news, ?I killed Wellington, Christopher.? In my opinion, the relationships make the investigation in the book much more interesting, the different characters make the investigation more exciting and we can relate to the story. ...read more.

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