A Spot of Bother (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Spot of Bother Four damaged people fall apart--and come together--as a family in Haddons hilarious and disturbing portrait of a dignified man trying to go insane politely in this unforgettable follow-up to the international bestseller "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime."
- Published: 14 August 2007
- Format: Paperback 368 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780307278869 ISBN 10: 0307278867
- Sales rank: 140,666
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A "Washington Post "Best Book of the YearA Spot of Bother is Mark Haddon's unforgettable follow-up to the internationally beloved bestseller "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time." At sixty-one, George Hall is settling down to a comfortable retirement. When his tempestuous daughter, Katie, announces that she is getting married to the deeply inappropriate Ray, the Hall family is thrown into a tizzy. Unnoticed in the uproar, George discovers a sinister lesion on his hip, and quietly begins to lose his mind.As parents and children fall apart and come together, Haddon paints a disturbing yet amusing portrait of a dignified man trying to go insane politely.