Saturday, June 21, 2014

Daniel Keyes (1927-2014)

Daniel Keyes, the author of Flowers for Algernon, died from complications of pneumonia on Sunday, 15 June 2014, aged 86. He wrote a small number of other well-received books, not all of which made it over to the UK. The text to the above obituary can be found at The Guardian website.

Flowers for Algernon (New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966; London, Cassell, 1966)
Pan Books 0330-02094-3, 1968, 238pp.
Indigo 0575-40020-X, 1989, 218pp.
Millennium 1857-98938-4 (SF Masterworks 25), 2000, 216pp. Cover by Chris Moore
---- [11th imp.], £6.99.

The Touch (New York, Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968; London, Hale, 1971)
as The Contaminated Man, Mayflower 0583-12434-8, 1977, 208pp.

The Fifth Sally (Boston, Mass., Houghton Mifflin, 1980; London, Hale, 1981)
Hamlyn Paperbacks 0600-20520-7, 1982, 278pp.

The Minds of Billy Milligan (New York, Random House, 1981)
Penguin 0140-17266-1, 1995, xiv+426pp.

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