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Lord of the flies

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2011, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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CLASSIC FICTION. A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 9780571273577 0571273572
OCLC Number: 765533782
Notes: First published: 1954.
"William Golding centenary"--Cover.
Description: 230 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: William Golding.
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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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