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Blumen für Algernon - Eva-Maria Burgerer, Daniel Keyes
Blumen für Algernon
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9783608937824 (360893782X)
ASIN: 360893782X
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
Pages no: 300
Edition language: Deutsch
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Fall from Grace: "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes
(Original Review, 1980-09-17)Fall from grace? I didn't interpret the book/story at all like ICL.REDFORD@SCORE did. I don't think Keyes intended it to appeal to anti-scientific types either. Other than conveying a sense of what makes up the 'guts of intellect', the book is merely trying to get across...
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto rated it
4.0 I Don't Know If It Was Supposed To, But I Was Left Horrified
I'm a neurodiverse person and, while I have fantasized about understanding others with some scientific procedure, I've always said I wouldn't change my position for the world. This book solidifies it. Just as a heads up for anyone, I do use the "r" word in the following paragraph, and I cover a lot ...
TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
3.0 3/5: Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
Charlie Gordon, IQ 68, undergoes a radical procedure to bump his intelligence up to genius levels. Only intelligence isn’t all it cracks up to be…At the start of the book, Charlie starts with the equivalent intelligence of a smart dog. He’s able to understand basic commands – sit, stay, fetch – but ...
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4.0 The Relation Between "Flowers for Algernon" and "All Summer in a Day"
Desire, it controls us in many ways. It has even led people to go to war with each other for wanting land a power. In “Flowers for Algernon” Charlie Gordon a 32 year old has a desire to become intelligent. He undergoes surgery to enhance his intelligence. In “All Summer in a Day” Margot’s classmate...
imyril
imyril rated it
4.0 Flowers For Algernon
A well-deserved classic. This is a novel about the human condition – what makes us who we are – and asks difficult questions; it’s not a casual read, but it is a rewarding one – and I highly recommend it.Full review
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