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Lord of the flies

Author: William Golding
Publisher: New York : Berkley Pub. Group, 2002.
Series: Classics of modern literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Perigee classics of modern literature hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Golding's aim to "trace the defect of society back to the defect of human nature" is elegantly pursued in this adventure about a group of British schoolboys marooned on a tropical island. Alone in a world of uncharted possibilities, devoid of adult supervision or rules, the boys attempt to forge their own society, failing, however, in the face of terror, sin, and evil.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0399529012 9780399529016
OCLC Number: 51002443
Notes: "A Perigee book"--Title page verso.
Originally published in 1954.
Description: 200 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Classics of modern literature.
Responsibility: William Golding.

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Golding's aim to "trace the defect of society back to the defect of human nature" is elegantly pursued in this adventure about a group of British schoolboys marooned on a tropical island. Alone in a world of uncharted possibilities, devoid of adult supervision or rules, the boys attempt to forge their own society, failing, however, in the face of terror, sin, and evil.

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