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R.I.P., Daniel Keyes (1927-2014)

R.I.P. Daniel Keyes (August 9, 1927 – June 15, 2014), best known for his Hugo Award winning classic SF story “Flowers for Algernon” (1959), the Nebula Award winning and bestselling 1966 novel expansion, and the film version Charly (1968). Read more here.

Flowers for Algernon



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Jun. 18th, 2014 05:23 pm (UTC)
One of my favourite books. I was sad to hear of his passing :(
Jun. 19th, 2014 12:24 pm (UTC)
Yes! I read it at a very crucial stage in my SF development, and it's always stayed with me in a powerful way. I was sad to read of this, too.
Jun. 19th, 2014 10:39 am (UTC)
I loved that book! So wonderful and so sad. And I remember the movie, though it's terribly dated now. Still, it was good for its time and the book is timeless.
Jun. 19th, 2014 12:26 pm (UTC)
So wonderful and so sad.

Yes! Both the book and the film have haunted me for years. I love when a story has staying power like that. It really made an impact on me.
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