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User Review  - Razinha - LibraryThing

What an excellent book that I never read when I was young! My sons have to read it for their November book club and I decided to read it as well, though I was familiar with the story. Glad I did. I ... Read full review

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This is one of the best books I've ever read! Really gives different perspectives to things.

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This was a over all good book. It had a lot of philosophy in it and really made you think. 4 stars.

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This book is one of the bet book I have ever read. It will touch your heart

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This was a wonderful novel about a human experiment. This was a retarded boy 32 years old, that is involved into a scientific experiment. He gets a brain surgeon, and he becomes a genius, but for a limited time. After that time, he goes back to be a retarded young man. I really liked it, because I think it is very difficult for the author to hide himself behind his character, and talk with his character's voice when he was retarded, he becomes a genius, and he becomes retarded again. I really felt emotions while reading this. I recomend this novel.  

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its a really sad book...my teacher cried and i think half my class had cried. its a really good book to read if your interested in things like that.

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This novel is an excellent means to teach multiple literary devices to students. Not only does it contain many examples of literary devices written on a level appropriate for a high school college prep. course (especially 9th grade), it also has an engaging plot and interesting characters. Flowers for Algernon is a joy to teach. 

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not much of a science fiction story but it has a deep intricate story line and is very ironic.it compells the reader to see his side of life what he has been through.this really relates too the real world while staying intressting. over all its a good read

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