I am ruined.
This is exactly that kind of emotional disaster I needed.. (Or did I? )
This book is about a retarded middle-aged guy named Charlie. He lives a very happy life with his IQ at 68 points. One day he was proposed to undergo a brain surgery to increase his intelligence. The surgery was a big success and he became a genius.
But with great intelligence comes great reaponsibility and he was not prepared for this.
Now he realises that world is not what he thought it was and people are not so great and kind.
His best (and only) friend is Algernon, a white lab mouse which had the same surgery and together they are trying to prove, that they are more than just bare experiments.
This book is written in form of Charlies diary from some months before the surgery, till...
You know what? Read it! You wont regret it, trust me. *me while crying*