* First published: 1954
* What is 'Lord of the Flies'?: A pig's head on a stick that represent's evil.
About the author: William Golding
Golding attended Marlborough Grammar school. His father was a teacher there. Golding was very much so interested in psychology and liked to read adventure ... Read review
"...He then left and wrote Lord of the Flies, which at first was called 'Strangers from Within', at least ten publishers rejected it before Faber and Faber agreed to publish it. By the end of his life, he had written 14 novels that were published and he won the Booker Prize in 1980. In 1983 he was awarded the Noble Prize for Literature and was later knighted in 1988, four years before his death, by the Queen.
==Synopsis of the book - detailed.==
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Amazing story, writing and contains an introduction and essay
Leaves my bookshelf and ends up in my hands far too often
"I am an A-Level English student, and therefore I have the luxury of reading all sorts of different books by recommendation of my teachers and by the course criteria itself. Thus how I stumbled upon this book.
As soon as I started reading it for school, I fell in love with it. Golding's realistic yet beautiful use of metaphorical language makes for an easy, extremely pleasant read where your imagination constructs landscapes and characters in mere ..."
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