Darkness Visible: With An Introduction By Philip Hensher

byWilliam GoldingIntroduction byPhilip Hensher

November 7, 2013|
Darkness Visible: With An Introduction By Philip Hensher by William Golding
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Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize

Darkness Visible opens at the height of the London Blitz, when a naked child steps out of an all-consuming fire. Miraculously saved but hideously scarred, soon tormented at school and at work, Matty becomes a wanderer, a seeker after some unknown redemption. Two more lost children await him, twins as exquisite as they are loveless. Toni dabbles in political violence; Sophy, in sexual tyranny. As Golding weaves their destinies together, his book reveals both the inner and outer darkness of our time.

William Golding (1911-1993) was a Booker and Nobel Prize-winning author, best known for his first novel, Lord of the Flies, published originally in 1954 and adapted for film in 1963. His other works include The Inheritors (1955), Pincher Martin (1956), The Spire (1964), Rites of Passage (1980), The Double Tongue (published posthumously...
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Title:Darkness Visible: With An Introduction By Philip Hensher
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 7.8 X 5 X 1.06 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 7.8 X 5 X 1.06 in
Published:November 7, 2013
Publisher:Faber & Faber
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780571298570

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