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A Spot of Bother

A Spot of Bother( )
Author: Haddon, Mark
ISBN:978-0-224-08046-0
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Jonathan Cape
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $45.00
Book Description:

Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time was much loved and one of the bestselling novels of recent years. Winner of seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award, it was published simultaneously in adult and children’s editions and was a bestseller in both. Haddon returns with a novel of such warmth, humour and insight into human frailty that it is destined to equal or even outdo the performance of CURIOUS INCIDENT. A Spot of Bother begins with George...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 24.1 x 3.6 cm
Book Weight:0.736 Kilograms
Author Biography
Haddon, Mark (Author)
Author and screenwriter Mark Haddon was born in Northampton, U.K. in 1962. He received a B.A. in English from Merton College and a MSc in English Literature from Edinburgh University. Since 1996, he has worked on numerous television projects. He has won two BAFTAs and The Royal Television Society Best Children's Drama for Microsoap, which he created and wrote 12 out of 25 episodes. He also wrote the screenplay for the BBC television adaption of Fungus the Bogeyman.

He has written fifteen children's books including the Agent Z series. In 1994, he was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize for The Real Porky Philips. He won the 2003 Whitbread Book of the Year Award for his novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, which provides a realistic insight into what it is like to have autism. He currently lives in Oxford with his family. He was runner-up for the BBC National Short Story Award with his title 'Bunny'.

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