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Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Believe it or not, I never read this book until now, and the only reason I did finally read it is that my son is currently in his high school’s production of Lord of the Flies. 398 more words

Fiction/Novel

#Quote of the Week

#amwriting #fear

The thing is — fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream.

– William Golding (1911-1993)

WRITING

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Originally Published: 1954

 

Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a classic.

During the end of the war, a British plane goes down on a remote island in the Pacific Ocean, and the only survivors are a group of school-aged boys, roughly 6-12 years old. 404 more words

Fiction

Words ot the Week 36/2016 - William Golding

Words ot the Week 36/2016

William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. 79 more words

Entertainment

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As I post this, it’s the 63rd anniversary of the publication of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. It wasn’t a best-seller when it first came out, but since then, it’s established itself as a classic piece of literature. 1,120 more words

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I could really do with another bookcase, but I don’t have a free wall to put it against. But then, pretty much every bookshelf I have is double-stacked… which I guess means I actually need… 321 more words

Books

The Book vs the Movie: The Lord of the Flies

Book written by William Golding, 1954
Movie directed by Harry Hook, 1990

Synopsis from Goodreads.com:

When a plane crashes on a remote island, a small group of schoolboys are the sole survivors. 282 more words

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