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Lord of the flies, a novel.

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London, Faber and Faber [1954]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
OCLC Number: 401180
Description: 248 pages 20 cm
Contents: Golding's best-known novel is the story of a group of boys who, after a plane crash, set up a fragile community on a previously uninhabited island. As memories of home recede and the blood from frenzied pig-hunts arouses them, the boys' childish fear turns into something deeper and more primitive. A group of very ordinary small boys is marooned on a coral island. Before long life on the island turns into a nightmare of panic and death. As ordinary standards of behaviour collapse, the boys' world collapses too and another world is revealed beneath, primitive and terrible.

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