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Flores para Algernon

Author: Daniel Keyes; Étienne Delessert
Publisher: Madrid : Ediciones SM, ©2004.
Series: Barco de vapor.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : SpanishView all editions and formats
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When brain surgery makes a mouse named Algernon into a genius, dull-witted Charlie Gordon, a mentally disabled man, wonders if it might also work for him. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Keyes; Étienne Delessert
ISBN: 9781933032450 1933032456 8467503483 9788467503487 0606340181 9780606340182
OCLC Number: 225865495
Notes: Translation of: Flowers for Algernon.
Target Audience: "A partir de 12 an̋os"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 91 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Barco de vapor.
Other Titles: Flowers for Algernon.
Responsibility: Daniel Keyes ; ilustraciones de Etienne Delessert ; [traducción del inglés, Paz Barroso].

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When brain surgery makes a mouse named Algernon into a genius, dull-witted Charlie Gordon, a mentally disabled man, wonders if it might also work for him. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment seems to be a scientific breakthrough of paramount importance, until Algernon begins his sudden, unexpected deterioration. Will the same happen to Charlie?

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