Under the Eye of the Clock by Christopher Nolan

This novel is a semi-autobiographical account of a young man with cerebral palsy who uses his intelligence and determination to overcome his physical disability. Despite being unable to speak or move without assistance, the protagonist excels academically, eventually earning a place at a prestigious university. The book is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the potential within us all to rise above our limitations.

The 10849th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 6

Since this book was first published in 1987, there is a penalty of 20.8%. The age adjusted score is 4.75.

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