Darkness Visible by William GoldingDarkness Visible by William Golding

Darkness Visible

byWilliam Golding

Paperback | December 24, 2013

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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 was born in Cornwall in 1911 and was educated at Marlborough Grammar School and at Brasenose College, Oxford. Before he became a schoolmaster he was an actor, a lecturer, a small-boat sailor and a musician. A now rare volume, Poems, appeared in 1934. In 1940 he joined the Royal Navy and saw action against battleships, a...
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Title:Darkness VisibleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.8 × 4.98 × 1.02 inPublished:December 24, 2013Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571298575

ISBN - 13:9780571298570

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