Lord Of The Flies

April 15, 1999|
Lord Of The Flies by William Golding
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Originally published in 1954, William Golding''sLord of the Flies is one of the most disturbing and celebrated novels of modern times. A plane crashes on a desert island. The only survivors are a group of schoolboys. At first they revel in the freedom and celebrate the absence of grown-ups. Soon though, as the boys'' fragile sense of order begins to collapse, their fears start to take on a sinister, primitive significance. Suddenly, the world of cricket, homework and adventure stories seems a long way away. The boys are faced with a more pressing reality - survival - and the appearance of a terrifying beast who haunts theirdreams.
Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 - 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his novel Lord of the Flies, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature and was awarded the Booker Prize for fiction in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of...
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Title:Lord Of The FliesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 7 X 4.4 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 7 X 4.4 X 0.6 inPublished:April 15, 1999Publisher:Faber & Faber - Lord of the FliesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0571200532

ISBN - 13:9780571200535

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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