Lord of the Flies - William Golding (Penguin Books - Paperback) book collectible [Barcode 9780140283334] - Main Image 1
Title:
Lord of the Flies
Genre:
Drama
Fiction
Popular Culture
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Subgenre:
100 Books Every man Should Read
Series:
Standalone
Binding:
Paperback
Narrative:
Third Person
Type of Book:
Fiction
Number of Pages:
182
Number of Chapters:
12
Synopsis:
William Golding’s compelling story about a group of very ordinary small boys marooned on a coral island has become a modern classic. At first it seems as though it is all going to be great fun; but the fun before long becomes furious and life on the island turns into a nightmare of panic and death. As ordinary standards of behaviour collapse, the whole world the boys know collapses with them—the world of cricket and homework and adventure stories—and another world is revealed beneath, primitive and terrible. Lord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it was largely ignored upon its initial publication. Yet soon it became a cult favorite among both students and literary critics who compared it to J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye in its influence on modern thought and literature.
Author:
William Golding
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Publisher:
Penguin Books
Barcode:
9780140283334
Country:
United States
Place of Printing:
United States of America
Publication Date:
1954-10-01
Number of Copies:
1
Language:
English
Publisher Location:
New York, NY
Automatic Estimated Value:
~$4.04
Automatic Estimated Date:
2024-02-23
Date Added:
2018-06-26 15:36:13
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