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Lord of the Flies

Author: William Golding
Publisher: New York : Berkley Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perigee hardcover ed., 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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After a plane crash strands them on a tropical island while the rest of the world is ravaged by war, a group of British schoolboys attempts to form a civilized society but descends into brutal anarchy.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Classical literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0399529209 9780399529207 0571191479 9780571191475 0399501487 9780399501487 0571084834 9780571084838 9780571245895 0571245897 9780571273577 0571273572
OCLC Number: 488471539
Notes: "A Perigee book."
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The sound of the shell --
2. Fire on the mountain --
3. Huts on the beach --
4. Painted faces and long hair --
5. Beast from water --
6. Beast from air --
7. Shadows and tall trees --
8. Gift for the darkness --
9. A view to a death --
10. The shell and the glasses --
11. Castle rock --
12. Cry of the hunters.
Responsibility: William Golding ; introduction by E.M. Forster ; with a biographical and critical note by E.L. Epstein ; illustrated by Ben Gibson.

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When a plane crashes on a remote island, a small group of schoolboys are the sole survivors. From the prophetic Simon and virtuous Ralph to the lovable Piggy and brutish Jack, each of the boys  Read more...

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