Autism Books: Fiction - 1994

Patrick O'Brien.
The Commodore (HarperCollins, 1994). A character, Brigid Maturin, daughter of one of the main characters, Stephen Maturin, is apparently autistic. The novel is part of O'Brien's series of 20 Aubrey/Maturin novels, and Brigid appears or is mentioned in others as well. ISBN: 0393037606 (hardcover, 282 pages, Norton 1995); ISBN: 0393314596 (paperback, 282 pages, Norton 1996). [autism,fiction]