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In my oh-so-very-pleasant work room upstairs, where I spend so much time hacking away at this machine whose letters on keys are disappearing fast from overuse, and my wife Diana leaves me alone to bleed and brood when the thinking and writing aren’t going well and to be stricken with… 2,004 more words

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Happy Birthday, Sir William Golding!

Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his novel Lord of the Flies, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature and was also awarded the Booker Prize for fiction in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of the Earth. 84 more words

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding

“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it’s only us.”
— William Golding, Lord of the Flies

    Them kids are crazy! William Golding really does dig deep into the soul of children to extrapolate human nature and all its ugliness. 791 more words

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Lord of the Flies - By William Golding

Hey Jared,

With the recent discussions about the possibility of an all-female movie based on this book, I figured I should actually read it. Other than a couple of excerpts I somehow managed to make it through school without sampling this little bit of twisted horror. 676 more words

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Lord Of the Flies (William Golding)

Not recently, but few months ago on my summer vacation I read a really fantastic book entitled, ‘Lord of the Flies’. This is one of my favorite classic books. 560 more words

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