English Authors

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Haddon, Mark (1962-)

Mark Haddon is an English novelist. The publication of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time in 2003 brought Haddon critical applause, commercial benefit, and awards.  It was the first book  to be simultaneously published in two imprints - one for children and one for adults.  It is now considered to be one of the most memorable books of the 2000s.

His talent not only involves novel writing but extends to poetry, illustration and abstract painting. Mark Haddon teaches creative writing for the Arvon Foundation and Oxford University.

British Council, Literature, 2019, Mark Haddon.

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The Curious incident of the dog in the night-time

The Pier falls and other stories

 The Porpoise

Red House

  • Kelleway, Kate, 2012, 'The Red house by Mark Haddon review - The author of The Curious incident of the dog in the night-time takes us on a family holiday in Wales. And nothing much happens in a thoroughly delicious way', The Guardian, 6 May.

A Spot of bother