Flowers for Algernon

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Harcourt Incorporated, 1994 - Fiction - 311 pages
1543 Reviews
With more than five million copies sold, "Flowers for Algernon" is the beloved, classic story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. High school & older.

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Amazing storytelling. - Goodreads
The ending absolutely made me cry. - Goodreads
The plot itself was amazing. - Goodreads
Hard to read but harder to put down. - Goodreads
Daniel Keyes' writing is brilliant. - Goodreads
A lot of mesmerizing psycho insights. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Anthony Grazioli - Goodreads

I thought that this novel was very good, especially for an in class novel. I loved how unique the plot was, and the writing style was unheard of in a book for people over the age of 7. I did dislike ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

I don't know how to express my opinion about this. This book makes me think about everything I know. It is hard to describe your thought after THIS. You'll never be the same. Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Daniel Keyes was born in Brooklyn, New York, and received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Brooklyn College. He has worked as a merchant seaman, fiction editor, high school teacher, and university professor. The author of eight books, he lives in Boca Raton, Florida.

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