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Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon
First edition cover
Author Daniel Keyes
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Harcourt, Brace & World
Publication date
April 1959 (short story)
March 1966 (novel)
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 311 (novel)[1]
ISBN 0-15-131510-8
OCLC 232370

Flowers for Algernon is a science fiction short story and subsequent novel written by Daniel Keyes. The short story, written in 1958 and first published in the April 1959 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1960.[2] The novel was published in 1966 and was joint winner of that year's Nebula Award for Best Novel (with Babel-17).

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