Did you know that William Golding first studied Science at Oxford and then rebelled and started studying English Literature?
Me neither, it makes me love him even more :) 343 more words
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So it’s becoming more and more difficult to post everyday now I have gone back to uni full time. But I am trying and soon I shall have gotten through all the books I have already read and will only have to post when I finish a book. 380 more words
I have just finished Rites of Passage, the first book in Golding’s trilogy,To the Ends of the Earth. In these books, he is writing about the same world as that so ably described by Patrick O’Brian, in his wonderful series of books about the Royal Navy in Napoleonic times, and some have suggested that the comparison is damning to O’Brian. 304 more words