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Lord of the Flies - Ian Gregor

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... * 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
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William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Review with images

AdvantagesMany themes and the novel has a good story line.

DisadvantagesHard to get into and can be boring at times.

"...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.== ===Chapter ..." Read review

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Lord Of The Flies is a serious must-read, English student or not

AdvantagesAmazing story, writing and contains an introduction and essay

DisadvantagesLeaves 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 ..." Read review

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EAN 9780571056866
Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title Lord of the Flies
Author Ian Gregor
Edition Paperback
Publisher Faber and Faber
ISBN 0571056865


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