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Lord of the flies : a novel

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1958, ©1954.
Series: Faber paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale about a group of English schoolboys planewrecked on a deserted island. At first they cooperate, but the situation deteriorates as the trappings of civilization fall away. Explores the boundary between human reason and animal instinct, all on the brutal playing field of adolescent competition.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0571084834 9780571084838
OCLC Number: 54712499
Awards: Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 223 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Faber paperbacks
Responsibility: by William Golding.
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The tale of a party of shipwrecked schoolboys, marooned on a coral island, who at first enjoy the freedom of the situation but soon divide into fearsome gangs which turn the paradise island into a  Read more...

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