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The spire

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1964
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dean Jocelin has a vision: that God has chosen him to erect a great spire on his cathedral. His mason anxiously advises against it, for the old cathedral was built without foundations. Nevertheless, the spire rises octagon upon octagon, pinnacle by pinnacle, until the stone pillars shriek and the ground beneath it swims. Itd shadow falls ever darker on the world below, and on Dean Jocelin in particular.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0571225462 9780571225460
OCLC Number: 61528089
Description: 223 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: William Golding.

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Dean Jocelin has a vision: that God has chosen him to erect a great spire on his cathedral. His mason anxiously advises against it, for the old cathedral was built without foundations. Nevertheless, the spire rises octagon upon octagon, pinnacle by pinnacle, until the stone pillars shriek and the ground beneath it swims. Itd shadow falls ever darker on the world below, and on Dean Jocelin in particular.

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