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Lord of the flies - William Golding *****

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


The Lord of the Flies, a review

Authored by: William Golding

What a strange book. If you happened to just pull it out of a stack from the library and start reading the first chapter you’d be confused as to what the author wished to describe. 206 more words


No.70 - Lord of the Flies, William Golding Read 25/3/14

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


Rites of Passage, by William Golding

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

William Golding

33 (and a few more) banned books that you absolutely, totally shouldn't read.

It’s Banned Books Week this week (21st – 27th September), and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to pick up and devour some powerful literature! 106 more words



I remember hearing a speech once called, “Ladder to your dreams,” by a man called Bill Glass.  The gist of it was you build your ladder one rung at a time until you reach your goal.   525 more words

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