Amanda posted this review a little while back and thought I'd like it. Rather than just add a comment to her review and say "I liked it a lot" I thought I'd add this post to highlight the book.
I liked it a lot.
Everything Amanda wrote is true. My add is that it is a sad and funny coming of age story for a young man who is coming of age under very difficult circumstances. His autism is only one of them. Yet through it all he is brave, interesting and a good detective. He also manages his issues well, given how large they are. Sometimes they break your heart. It's probably a mark of the quality of the story and the writing that, once I picked it up, it was done in about a day and a half. I think everyone will like this one... a lot.