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Free fall

Author: William Golding
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1962, ©1959]
Series: Harbinger book, H010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Samuel Mountjoy, an artist, is promised torture in a prisoner-of-war camp, then locked in a cell in total darkness to wait. Sammy comes from his cell like Lazarus from the tomb, seeing infinity in a grain of sand and eternity in an hour. He sees too what men might be, and what he has made of himself by gradual progressive choice. It sends him on a pilgrimage back through his life, seeking its point of departure.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Golding, William, 1911-1993.
Free fall.
Harcourt, Brace [1962, ©1959]
(OCoLC)647619614
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
OCLC Number: 232385
Description: 253 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Harbinger book, H010.
Responsibility: William Golding.

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Samuel Mountjoy, an artist, is promised torture in a prisoner-of-war camp, then locked in a cell in total darkness to wait. Sammy comes from his cell like Lazarus from the tomb, seeing infinity in a grain of sand and eternity in an hour. He sees too what men might be, and what he has made of himself by gradual progressive choice. It sends him on a pilgrimage back through his life, seeking its point of departure.

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