Mark Haddon By Tara Sneikus

Mark Haddon

  • DOB: 26/11/1962
  • British
  • First book published in 1987
  • Total of 19 books so far

(clockwise) 'Gilbert's Gobstoppers', some of the 'Agent Z' series, 'Fungus the Bogeyman' novel, movie adaptation of 'Fungus the Bogeyman'

'Coming Down The Mountain' 2007

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

At least 17 literary awards including:

  • 2003 Whitbread Book of the Year
  • 2004 Boeke Prize
  • 2004 Alex Award
  • Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
  • Book Trust Teenage Fiction Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' prize for Best First Book
"WHEN MARK HADDON BEGAN TO WRITE WHAT WOULD BECOME THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, HE HOPED HE MIGHT SELL A FEW THOUSAND COPIES." - EXPRESS Uk

5 million copies sold

44 languages

stage ADAPTATION

by simon stephens, directed by marianne elliot

Why a main character with asd?

" I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away. " - Mark haddon

bibliography

  • Wikipedia. 2017. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Wikipedia. [ONLINE] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Curious_Incident_of_the_Dog_in_the_Night-Time. [Accessed 19 February 2017].
  • The Guardian. 2017. Mark Haddon on his best seller, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | Books | The Guardian. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2004/apr/11/booksforchildrenandteenagers.features3. [Accessed 19 February 2017].
  • PenguinRandomhouse.com. 2017. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon | PenguinRandomHouse.com. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/73405/the-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time-by-mark-haddon/9781101911617/. [Accessed 19 February 2017].
  • The Guardian. 2017. Mark Haddon on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Guardian book club | Books | The Guardian. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/apr/13/mark-haddon-curious-incident-book-club. [Accessed 19 February 2017]
  • asperger's & autism | mark haddon. 2017. asperger's & autism | mark haddon. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.markhaddon.com/aspergers-and-autism. [Accessed 19 February 2017].
  • Jane Clinton. 2017. Author Mark Haddon on Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time | Theatre | Entertainment | Express.co.uk. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/theatre/489747/Author-Mark-Haddon-on-Curious-Incident-of-The-Dog-in-the-Night-Time. [Accessed 19 February 2017].
  • Wikipedia. 2017. Mark Haddon - Wikipedia. [ONLINE] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Haddon. [Accessed 19 February 2017].

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