Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes
‘A masterpiece of poignant brilliance… heartbreaking’ – The 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 treatment turns him into a genius. Then Algernon begins to fade.
What will become of Charlie?
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