The Inquisitive Occurrence of the Canine in the Evening happens in the year 1998 in and around the town of Swindon, Britain. The fifteen-year-old storyteller of the story, Christopher John Francis Boone, finds the killed body of his neighbor’s poodle, Wellington, on the neighbor’s front grass one night and decides to reveal the killer. His examination is now and again supported, and at different occasions hampered, by the mellow type of chemical imbalance he lives with. After Christopher hits a police officer in a misconception at the location of the wrongdoing, the police arrest Christopher. They discharge Christopher with just a harsh admonition, under the condition that he vows to them and to his dad not to investigate the homicide any further.
Christopher annals his examination in a book—the book we are perusing—as a feature of a school task. Overlooking rehashed alerts from his dad, Christopher explores the wrongdoing scene and behaviors interviews with the inhabitants of his square. He reveals a more tangled plot than was first clear when he finds that his dad and the proprietor of the killed canine, Mrs. Shears, had a sentimental illicit relationship. He consequently discovers that their undertaking started in response to another relationship, one carried on between Mr. Shears and Christopher’s mom, before she vanished from Christopher’s life.
At school, Christopher gets ready for A-level numerical test that will empower him to go to a college, an accomplishment no other kid at his school has overseen. He likewise keeps on dealing with his book. After getting back one evening, Christopher incidentally leaves his book on display on the kitchen table. His dad understands it, loses control, and seizes it. Afterward, Christopher looks for the book and reveals a progression of letters, covered up in a shirt confine his dad’s storeroom, routed to him from his apparently dead mother. The letters account a day to day existence that his mom has kept on driving with Mr. Shears in London and contain rehashed demands for Christopher to react. In stun, Christopher drops in his room encompassed by the proof of his dad’s misdirection. At the point when Father gets back home and acknowledges what has occurred, he separates in tears. He is sorry for his falsehoods, clarifying that he carried on of a craving to shield Christopher from the information on his mom’s deserting of the family. Christopher’s dad additionally confesses to murdering Wellington after a contention with Mrs. Shears, his darling.
Christopher, presently frightened by his dad and feeling he can at this point don’t confide in him, escapes the house and goes to London to live with his mom. During a nerve racking excursion, he adapts to and beats the social feelings of dread and impediments of his condition, evades police, and nearly gets hit by a train. His landing in his mom’s level comes as an absolute amazement to her, as she had no clue about that Christopher’s dad had been retaining her letters. Christopher gets comfortable for a period at his mom and Mr. Shears’ level, however grating brought about by his quality in a matter of seconds brings about his mom’s choice to leave Mr. Shears to re-visitation of Swindon. Christopher moves into another loft with his mom and starts to get standard visits from his dad. At the point when Christopher’s pet rodent Toby kicks the bucket, Christopher’s dad gives Christopher a pup. At school, Christopher sits for his A-level numerical test and gets An evaluation, the most ideal score. The epic closures with Christopher wanting to take more A-level tests in material science and further math, and afterward go to a college in another town. He realizes that he can do the entirety of this since he addressed the secret of Wellington’s homicide, was bold enough to discover his mom, and composed the book that we have perused.
Source : Sparknotes