The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | Study Guide

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | Characters

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Christopher Boone Christopher John Frances Boone is the behaviorally challenged, seemingly autistic 15-year-old narrator of the novel. Read More
Ed Boone Ed Boone is Christopher's father and primary caregiver. Read More
Judy Boone Judy Boone is Christopher's mother, whom he believes is dead for the first half of the novel. Read More
Roger Shears Mr. Roger Shears is the man with whom Christopher's mother had an affair and with whom she is now living. Read More
Mrs. Alexander Mrs. Alexander is the elderly neighbor who speaks truthfully to Christopher about his parents' affairs. Read More
Eileen Shears Mrs. Eileen Shears is Christopher's neighbor whose dog Wellington is killed. Read More
Siobhan Siobhan is Christopher's teacher at school. Read More
Melissa Brown Melissa Brown is Christopher's classmate who tears his painting in half.
David David is a student at Christopher's school who suffers from epileptic seizures.
Joseph Fleming Joseph Fleming is a student at Christopher's school who eats everything, including his own feces.
Mrs. Gascoyne Mrs. Gascoyne is the headmistress of Christopher's school who believes that because Christopher is disabled, his life has no real prospects.
Mr. Jeavons Mr. Jeavons is Christopher's psychologist.
Reverend Peters Reverend Peters is the man Mr. Boone pays to invigilate Christopher's A-level math exam.
Rhodri Rhodri is Mr. Boone's employee who often teases Christopher.
Terry Terry is the older brother of one of Christopher's classmates who teases Christopher and calls him a "spazzer."
Mr. Wise Mr. Wise lives with his wheelchair-bound mother on Christopher's street.
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