Mark Haddon (no significant spoillers)

minnow at minnow at
Tue Feb 17 08:41:41 EST 2004

Melissa wrote:

>One thing that bugged me a little was that Haddon's book was shelved in the
>YA section, and it seems a lot more like an adult book to me.  Next thing
>you know they're going to stick _To Kill a Mockingbird_ in there just
>because the protagonist is a kid....

They already do.  It was a set-book for my thirteen-year-old last year at
school, too.  She thought it was brilliant.

She also thought TCIotDitNT was very good indeed, having read it out of
interest because of the cover.  (She likes dogs.)


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