Lord of the Flies
By (author) William Golding
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Book DescriptionWhen "Lord of the Flies" appeared in 1954 it received unprecedented reviews for a first novel. Critics used such phrases as "beautifully writeen, tragic and provocative... vivid and enthralling... this beautiful and desperate book... completely convincing and often very frightening... its progress is magnificient... like a fragment of nightmare... a dizzy climax of terror... the terrible spell of this book..." E.M. Forster chose it as the Outstanding Novel of the Year. "Time and Tide" touched upon perhaps the most important facet of this book when it said, "It is not only a first-rate adventure but a parable of our times, " and articles on this and subsequent Golding novels have stressed these twin aspects of Golding: a consummate control of the novel form, and a superb all-encompassing vision of reality which communicates itself with a power reminiscent of Conrad.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780399501487
(180mm x 110mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - William Golding
William Goldingwas born in Cornwall, England, in 1911 and educated at Oxford University. His first book, Poems, was published in 1935. Following a stint in the Royal Navy during World War II, Golding wroteLord of the Flieswhile teaching school. It was the first of several works, including the novelsPincher Martin, Free Fall, andThe Inheritorsand a play, The Brass Butterfly, which led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983. Lois Lowryis the two-time Newbery Award winning author ofNumber the Stars, The Giver Quartet, and numerous other books for young adults. Jennifer Buehleris an associate professor of educational studies at Saint Louis University and President of The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English."
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