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Lord of the Flies

Author: William Golding
Publisher: United States of America : Putnam Pub. Group.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Wideview/Pedigree BookView all editions and formats
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When Lord of the Flies appeared in 1954 it received unprecedented reviews for a first novel. Critics used such phrases as "beautifully written, tragic and provocative ... vivid and enthralling ... this beautiful and desparate book ... completely convincing and often very frightening ... its progress is magnificent ... like a fragment of nightmare ... a dizzy climax of terror ... the terrible spell of this book ..."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0399501487 9780399501487
OCLC Number: 779619050
Description: 190.
Responsibility: by William Golding.

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When Lord of the Flies appeared in 1954 it received unprecedented reviews for a first novel. Critics used such phrases as "beautifully written, tragic and provocative ... vivid and enthralling ... this beautiful and desparate book ... completely convincing and often very frightening ... its progress is magnificent ... like a fragment of nightmare ... a dizzy climax of terror ... the terrible spell of this book ..."

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