Book Review: Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes (New York: Harcourt, 1994. 311 pp) Daniel Keyes was born in Brooklyn, New York, and received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Brooklyn College. He has worked as a merchant seaman, fiction editor, high school teacher, and university professor. The author of eight books, he lives in Boca Raton, Florida. Simply Wonderful Every once and a while, I come across a book that everyone knew about and failed to tell me how wonderful it is. This is one of those books. I am saddened I didn’t find it earlier, though grateful I had the pleasure of reading it. Flowers for Algernon is simply beautiful. Through wonderful writing and the use of great character development, author Daniel… Read More →