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Flowers For Algernon : A Modern Literary Classic, Paperback / softback Book

Flowers For Algernon : A Modern Literary Classic Paperback / softback


'A masterpiece of poignant brilliance . . . heartbreaking' GuardianCharlie 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?


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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  • Category: Science fiction
  • ISBN: 9781474605731

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