Flowers For Algernon


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'A masterpiece of poignant brilliance . . . heartbreaking' Guardian Charlie Gordon, a floor sweeper born with an unusually low IQ, has been chosen as the perfect subject for an experimental surgery that doctors hope will increase his intelligence - a procedure that has been highly successful when tested on a lab mouse named Algernon. All Charlie wants is to be smart and have friends, but the treatement turns him into a genius. Then Algernon begins to fade. What will become of Charlie?

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Aurea Cruz

Aug 31, 2015


Excelent condition. Very satisfied with the purchase of this book.

Terry H

Jul 27, 2012

Ordered for Book Club

I personally did not enjoy this book. It was cleverly written. I like my books to have a little more action. Others in the book club rated this a little more highly as it dealt with feelings and emotions.


Jul 14, 2007

Indescribably original, moving piece of fiction.

Meet Charlie Gordon. He is just like you and me, set aside the fact that he was born with a very low IQ.
The novel flows as his personnal journal entries, as he is ultimetly chosen for an expirimental brain sugery to increase his intelligence.
Follow along his amazing journey through his world, and you will forver be touched. See through his eyes, in this suspensful and unbelievable tale of love, learning and loss. Charlie Gordon will be a character, not soon forgotton.
This will be a novel that will be read from generation to generation.

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