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I'm afraid I just blue myself. Click for full image

Perry Comments: My second mouse-related submission!
Published 1996

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 8.92 out of 10)
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23 Responses to “Flowers for Algernon”

  1. SI Says:

    This watch is highly unpractical!

  2. THX 1138 Says:

    Thank goodness he was quick enough to don his golden underpants, or else he would have looked ridiculous.

  3. Sir Bob of Bobbinghamshire Says:

    Levitating over the maze is cheating surely?

  4. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Note To Editor, Art Department:
    I….t ……i….s ……h….a….r….d ….t….o ….r….e….a….d …..t….h….e ……c…..o…..v….e….r …….t…..e…..x…..t.

  5. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    a pupet that kin no longr be uzed iz grbaj…this pupetz rol haz just nded…

  6. Bibliomancer Says:

    Who moved my cheesy cover?

  7. Perry Armstrong Says:

    David Lynch’s Braveheart.

  8. Tom Hering Says:

    Flowers for Algernon was a sequel to Lord of the Flies??

  9. Tat Wood Says:

    I don’t remember an armadillo in the book. Maybe it’s an oblique reference to tedious Channel 4 arts show ‘Without Walls’.

  10. Anna T. Says:

    The only things on this cover that have anything at all to do with the story are the mouse and the maze. I will assume that the cover artist was high.

  11. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON
    DANIEL KEYES

    =

    A FELLOW’S REEFERS AD
    LOONY KERNING

  12. anon Says:

    What are the missing word and name then?
    Flowers ______ for Algernon
    Daniel Keyes _____

    “Arranged” and “Karrse”?

  13. BeccaPiano Says:

    @GoodShowSir At what stage of his IQ boost did he join a porn version of Blue Man Group? #puzzled

  14. Bibliomancer Says:

    “Flowers for Flavor Flav”

  15. fred Says:

    Mandatory generic pun…..Who pict the face color?

  16. B. Chiclitz Says:

    The classic cover of a daring e x p er imen ti n Kerning!

  17. THX 1139 Says:

    They shouldn’t do such things to Dogran.

  18. GSS ex-noob Says:

    Publisher: This is a gentle, sensitive tear-jerker of a book.

    Art department: Let’s go Carlos Casteneda on this bitch, and to hell with kerning!

  19. Raoul Says:

    These font problems can’t be justified.

  20. Bruce A Munro Says:

    As we all know, the cognitively disabled are equivalent to primitive, penis-gourd wearing peoples,while those of superior intelligence have enormous blue heads emitting red “smartness rays.”

  21. Francis Boyle Says:

    Brickbats for whoever thought this would make an appropriate cover for one of the classics of SF.

  22. JuanPaul Says:

    “Now, I just check ‘fit text to box’ aaaaand ship it!”

  23. Hammy Says:

    Hah! His “iQ” is only 10:09! Mine’s at least 11:29.

    Well, that’s when I was born, at least…..

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