Flowers for Algernon

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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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‘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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Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9781474605731

Author

Keyes, Daniel

Publisher

Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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