Free Fall by William GoldingFree Fall by William Golding

Free Fall

byWilliam Golding

Paperback | May 28, 2013

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Sammy Mountjoy, artist, rises from poverty and an obscure birth to see his pictures hung in the Tate Gallery. Swept into World War Two, he is taken as a prisoner-of-war, threatened with torture, then locked in a cell of total darkness to wait. He emerges from his cell transfigured from his ordeal, and begins to realise what man can be and what he has gradually made of himself through his own choices. But did those accumulated choices also begin to deprive him of his free will.
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:Free FallFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.9 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:May 28, 2013Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571298516

ISBN - 13:9780571298518

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