Adam Trask came to California from the East to farm and raise his family on the new, rich land. But the birth of his twins, Cal and Aron, brings his wife to the brink of madness, and Adam is left alone to raise his boys to manhood. One boy thrives, nurtured by the love of all those around him: the other grows up in loneliness, enveloped by a mysterious darkness.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. University Library / PS 3558 A31178X C87 2003 Reasons: Offensive language, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, and other (“profanity and atheism”).