Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies was written by British author William Golding and published by Faber and Faber on September 17, 1954.
Lord of the Flies is a 224 page novel. The back cover synopsis of the novel reads as follows:
"The material in this caseback edition of one of the most widely read novels of our time includes not only the full text of Lord of the Flies, but also statements by William Golding about the novel, reminiscences of Golding by his brother, an appreciation of the novel by E.M. Forster, and a number of critical essays from various points of view. Included are psychological, religious and literary approaches by noted scholars and studies of the novel's relation to earlier works, as well as to other writings by Golding. The editors have also included bibliographical material and explanatory notes."
Lord of the Flies, originally entitled Strangers from Within, was named #41 in the Modern Library 100 Best Novels, was listed on the BBC's survey "The Big Read" at #70, and was chosen by Time as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923-2005.
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