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Flowers For Algernon Paperback – 13 January 2000

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Gollancz; New Ed edition (January 13, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1857989384
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857989380
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.7 x 6.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 222 g
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13.850 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A tale that is convincing, suspectful and touching * New York Times * Strikingly original * Publishers Weekly * A narrative tour de force, very moving, beautiful and remorseless in its simple logic * Science Fiction, 100 Best Novels * Unflinchingly honest . . . it will make you reflect on your own life . . . and completely and utterly break your heart * Guardian Online * Excellent . . . extremely moving * The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction * A timeless tearjerker * Independent * A masterpiece of poignant brilliance . . . heartbreaking, and utterly, completely brilliant * Guardian * This is one of the greats: a story and a central character that have stayed with me for thirty years, from the first moment I picked it up * Conn Iggulden *

About the Author

Daniel Keyes (1927-2014) Born in 1927 Daniel Keyes joined the US merchant marine aged 17. He won the Hugo for the short story that Flowers for Algernon was based on and the Nebula for the novel itself. He has a masters degree in English and American literature and is a Professor of English and Creative writing. He died in June, 2014.


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