If you ever wanted to know what would happen to Christopher Boone(The curious incident of the dog in the night-time) if he grew up in america and beca..Show More »me a detective(somewhat) then this book is for you. A very endearing character. looking forward to the next one. also, very well narrated.
The main character in this series has Ausbergers Syndrome - which gives him a unique perspective on solving problems as he struggles with difficult so..Show More »cial interactions. Samuel Honnig has formed a business to answer questions and he does so with the perspective and intense focus that comes with his syndrome. When a question brought to him becomes a murder investigation he continues his sleuthing with deductions that would do credit to Sherlock Holmes. Samuel does not understand most of the social activity around him, so he relies on social training and advice from his mother to muddle through his interactions with other people. A charming and practical young woman in need of a job becomes his assistant and her presence provides the anchor he often needs to deal with a world that doesn't make sense. The mystery is secondary to the interesting perspective of the main character, but it is a mystery indeed. This is the second book in the series and I highly recommend both of them if you like character development and problem solving without a lot of blood and gore.