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Lord of the Flies - William Golding

After it was mentioned in “Hearts in Atlantis” I decided to re-read William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”. I read this as part of my GCSE English back when I was at school but haven’t read it since. 521 more words

Book Review

Lord of the Flies is truly terrifying

‘Lord of the flies’ is a terrifying novel because you realize that nearly anyone can be driven to cruelty and the depths of evil that the boys descend into is truly horrific. 772 more words

English Literature

Vertically Challenged Heroes

“By breaking the traditional hero archetype, antiheroes take on the role of trying to be a leader through acts of making damned decisions and choices but while struggling with flaws for example being a coward, not doing anything about a situation to the last minute, too small or to short.”

Lord of the Flies : Books in the Blood # 12

The Romans believed that human beings were not born properly formed, that they need shaping to enable them to grow into decent citizens. This is why they beat their children as a matter of course – … 781 more words


Lord of the Flies by William Golding | Book Review


Published: October 1st 1999 (first published 1954)


William Golding’s compelling story about a group of very ordinary small boys marooned on a coral island has become a modern classic. 1,059 more words

YA Books

Lord of the Flies Analysis

I recently reread Lord of the Flies by William Golding because that’s the first book I’ll be teaching come August (I know, August? It should be a curse word at this point in the summer :) ). 60 more words