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Other People’s Bookshelves #52 – Claire Fuller

Hello and welcome to the latest Other People’s Bookshelves. If you haven’t seen it before this is a series of posts set to feed into the filthy book lust/porn and either give you a fix of other people’s books and shelves. 1,578 more words

Other People's Bookshelves

On Writing the Shard

It was 2010 when I had the idea for my first novel, Glass. The recession had had time to trickle down to people of my standing, by then, and I was spending my Saturday taking a free stroll along the river, when I noticed a large concrete pillar poking up between all the glass buildings that squatted on the South Bank around the mayoral egg. 687 more words


William Golding's footsteps

It feels a million miles away from the pressures of London strolling through the fields of Salisbury, Wiltshire. Caught in the pause, I take this photograph and reflect that novelist William Golding is rumoured to have enjoyed this very walk. 163 more words


Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies (1954)
William Golding
Penguin Group
285 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-399-53742-4

Summary At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. 322 more words


10. Lord of the Flies - William Golding (100 book challenge)

A bunch of boys get stuck on a tropical island without any adults. Sounds pretty tame, doesn’t it?

Lord of the Flies (1954) was the 10th book on my 100 book challenge and drew me in from the very beginning. 611 more words

100 Book Challenge

Bookish Photo A Day Challenge – February 2015: 4. Antagonist

In response to Bluebookbelle’s Bookish Photo A Day Challenge – February 2015 #AWORphotoaday

I had thought of a few Antagonists, including the predictable Lord Voldermort!  Being too obvious, I started to think of characters who had an impression on me, especially when I was younger.  205 more words