The year is Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective.
"Who has seen the wind? / neither you nor I / but when the trees bow down their heads / the wind is passing by." Thanks, to Christina Rossetti for those words and to W. Mitchell for his wonderful tale of a prairie boy's childhood.
Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes - This novel was banned in places because of the sexual explicitness of some of the passages. Some parents were afraid this book would awaken desires in their children and wanted it off the shelves.