Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. Vintage Books (New York: 2003).
Story of autistic Christopher’s quest to solve the suspicious death of the dog next door, which leads him to the deeper mystery of what happened to his own mother, all told from his point of view as an autistic boy. Intriguing and well done. For writers: Shows how much can be done with an inherently limited voice, without breaking character.