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Lord of the flies

Author: William Golding
Publisher: Londres (Royaume-Uni) : Faber and Faber, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A plane crashes on a desert island. the only survivors are a group of schoolboys. At first they revel in the freedom and celebrate the absence of grown-ups. Soon though, as the boys' fragile sens of order begins to collapse, their fears start to take on a sinister, rpimitive significance. Suddenly, the world of cricket, homework and adventure stories seems a long way away. The boys are faced with a more pressing  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0571200532 9780571200535
OCLC Number: 422102252
Notes: Version originale en anglais.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 1 v. (230 p.) ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: William Golding.
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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  Read more...

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