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Golding, William 1911-1993

Overview
Works: 829 works in 3,703 publications in 30 languages and 91,162 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Sea stories  Biography  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Dystopian fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Dedicatee, Distributor, Former owner, Composer, Other, Collector, Honoree
Classifications: PR6013.O35, 823.914
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Publications about William Golding
Publications by William Golding
Publications by William Golding, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about William Golding
 
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Most widely held works by William Golding
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Book )
810 editions published between 1854 and 2016 in 25 languages and held by 15,837 libraries worldwide
The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island
The inheritors by William Golding( Book )
178 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,289 libraries worldwide
Eight Neanderthals encounter another race of beings like themselves, yet strangely different. This new race, Homo sapiens, fascinating in their skills and sophistication, terrifying in their cruelty, sense of guilt, and incipient corruption, spell doom for the more gentle folk whose world they will inherit. Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, won the 1983 Nobel Prize for Literature
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Sound Recording )
106 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,113 libraries worldwide
Following a world war, a group of school boys survives a plane crash on a deserted island and creates a hellish environment leading to savagery and murder. Two leaders--one civilized, one depraved--epitomize the forces that war eternally in the human spirit
The spire by William Golding( Book )
98 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,008 libraries worldwide
Symbolsk roman om opførelsen af spiret på en domkirke
Darkness visible by William Golding( Book )
67 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,636 libraries worldwide
Hideously scarred and orphaned during the bombing of London, Matty sees himself as set apart from others, and his wanderings bring him into contact with Mr. Pedigree, a respected teacher and obsessed pederast, and Sophy and Toni, angelic-looking terrorist twins
The paper men by William Golding( Book )
78 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,472 libraries worldwide
English novelist Wilifred Barclay finds his life crumbling around him while being pursued by an American professor who wants to write his biography. He finally seeks revenge
Free fall by William Golding( Book )
95 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,147 libraries worldwide
Samuel Mountjoy, an artist, is promised torture in a prisoner-of-war camp, then locked in a cell in total darkness to wait. Sammy comes from his cell like Lazarus from the tomb, seeing infinity in a grain of sand and eternity in an hour. He sees too what men might be, and what he has made of himself by gradual progressive choice. It sends him on a pilgrimage back through his life, seeking its point of departure
Pincher Martin by William Golding( Book )
124 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,113 libraries worldwide
The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martins will to live as the sum total of his life
The pyramid by William Golding( Book )
39 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,111 libraries worldwide
Set in the superficially placid English village of Stillbourne, The Pyramid represents three episodes in the life of Oliver-as a schoolboy, an undergraduate, and a mature young man. A compelling tale about Oliver's increasing awareness of the deeper meanings of the relationships and events of his youth
Close quarters by William Golding( Book )
67 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,075 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: Rites of passage. Recounts the further adventures of the eighteenth-century fighting ship, converted at the close of the Napoleonic War to carry passengers and cargo from England to Australia
Fire down below by William Golding( Book )
54 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,880 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: Close quarters
The scorpion god; three short novels by William Golding( Book )
45 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
Tre korte romaner med motiv fra fortiden
A moving target by William Golding( Book )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 libraries worldwide
Verzameling lezingen, boekbesprekingen en reisverhalen
The hot gates, and other occasional pieces by William Golding( Book )
38 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
Twenty selections from the author's short prose which he considers his best: essays on teaching, sailing, the classical world, America, and two autobiographical pieces
The double tongue by William Golding( Book )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
The making of a priestess in ancient Greece. She is Arieka, now an old woman, who describes how she was discovered by a cynical high priest who ran the Delphi oracle and trained her to be a mouthpiece for the god, Apollo. A look at the management of an oracle, including telling people what they want to hear
The brass butterfly: a play in three acts by William Golding( Book )
48 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 libraries worldwide
This comedy deals with an inventor-genius of Roman times whose fate it is to discover things at the wrong moment. Set amongst the power intrigues and religious struggles at the court of a Roman Emperor, a Greek scientist arrives with his inventions of the steam engine, gun powder, and printing. The resultant catastrophes provoke arguments of Shavian wit and brilliant paradox, leading to a happy though ambiguous dénouement
To the ends of the earth : a sea trilogy by William Golding( Book )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Sea novels set in the early nineteenth century.__
Talk : conversations with William Golding by Jack I Biles( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Lord of the flies by William Golding( visu )
79 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Thirty English schoolboys are stranded on an uncharted island at the start of the "next" war. With no adults present, they quickly turn into savages
An Egyptian journal by William Golding( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and German and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A novelist's experiences while sailing on the Nile River
 
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Alternative Names
Golding, Vilʹi︠a︡m 1911-1993
Golding, Vilijam
Golding, Vilijam 1911-1993
Golding, Viljem
Golding W.G. 1911-1993
Golding, William
Golding, William 1911-1993
Golding , William Gerald
Golding, William Gerald 1911-
Golding, William Gerald 1911-1993
Golding, William Gerard.
Golding, William, Sir, 1911-1993
Golding, Williams
Goldings, V. 1911-1993
Goldings, V. (Viljams), 1911-1993
Goldings, Viljams 1911-1993
Ǧūldinǧ, Wīliyām 1911-1993
Gulielmus Golding
Uilyam Qoldinq
Viljams Goldings
William Golding britischer Schriftsteller
William Golding britisk poet og skribent
William Golding Brits schrijver
William Golding brittisk poet och författare
William Golding écrivain britannique
William Golding Inggles a nobelista, mannaniw ken dramaturgo
William Golding novelista y poeta británico
William Golding pisarz angielski, noblista
William Golding scrittore britannico
Ουίλιαμ Γκόλντινγκ
Вилијам Голдинг
Вільям Голдінг
Голдинг У. 1911-1993
Голдинг У. Д. 1911-1993
Голдинг У. Дж. 1911-1993
Голдинг, Уильям
Голдинг, Уильям 1911-1993
Голдинг, Уильям Джеральд 1911-1993
Уильям Голдинг
Уилям Голдинг
Уільям Голдынг
Ґолдінґ, Вільям 1911-1993
Վիլյամ Գոլդինգ
גולדינג, ויליאם ג'רלד 1911-1993
גולדינג, וילים ג'רלד 1911-1993
ויליאם גולדינג
جولدينج، ويليام، 1911-1993
غولدنغ، وليام، 1911-1993
ولیم گولڈنگ
ولیم گولڈینگ
ويليام جولدينج، 1911-1993
ويليام غولدنغ
ویلیام گلدینگ نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی
विलियम गोल्डिंग
ਵਿਲੀਅਮ ਗੋਲਡਿੰਗ
வில்லியம் கோல்டிங்
വില്യം ഗോൾഡിംഗ്
วิลเลียม โกลดิง
უილიამ გოლდინგი
고올딩 윌리엄 1911-1993
골딩, 윌리암 1911-1993
골딩, 윌리엄 1911-1993
골딩, 윌리엄 제랄드 1911
골딩, 윌리엄 제럴드 1911-1993
윌리엄 골딩
ウィリアム・ゴールディング
ウィリアムゴールディング 1911-1993
ゴールディング, ウィリアム
威廉·戈尔丁
威廉·戈尔丁 英国作家
Languages
English (1,555)
German (160)
Spanish (96)
French (48)
Italian (40)
Polish (39)
Russian (21)
Chinese (19)
Swedish (15)
Turkish (14)
Hungarian (14)
Korean (12)
Japanese (11)
Portuguese (10)
Hebrew (9)
Persian (8)
Finnish (5)
Norwegian (5)
Dutch (4)
Danish (3)
Ukrainian (2)
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Latvian (2)
Basque (2)
Armenian (1)
Estonian (1)
Croatian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Vietnamese (1)
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