William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding (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 the Booker Prize for literature in 1980.
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Lord of the Flies 9780571191475 by William Golding by William Golding
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A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors a group of schoolboys assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. In this his first novel William Golding gave the traditional adventure story an ironic devastating twist. The boys delicate sense of order fades and their childish fears are transformed into something deeper and m  read more
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Lord of the Flies 9780571273577 by William Golding by William Golding
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Since it was first published in 1954 William Goldings classic debut novel has remained a stark allegory of civilization survival and human nature. As dystopian stories like Hunger Games and Battle Royale surge in popularity this haunting tale of a group of young boys stranded on a desert island still captivates schoolchildren around the world raising timeless and profound questions about how easily society can slip into chaos and savagery when rules and order have been abandoned. When a pl  read more
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Rites of Passage 9780571298549 by William Golding by William Golding
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This is the first volume of William Goldings Sea Trilogy. Sailing to Australia in the early years of the nineteenth century Edmund Talbot keeps a journal to amuse his godfather back in England. Full of wit and disdain he records the mounting tensions on the ancient sinking warship where officers sailors soldiers and emigrants jostle in the cramped spaces below decks. Then a single passenger the obsequious Reverend Colley attracts the animosity of the sailors and in the seclusion of the  read more
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Egyptian Journal by William Golding
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William Golding's interest in ancient Egypt has previously been expressed in two essays, and in the novella The Scorpion God. This account covers his journey down the Nile in today's Egypt. He recalls his trip honestly and humorously, and shares his feelings about Egypt past and present.  read more
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Lord of the Flies: Casebook Edition (Casebook Edition Text Notes and Criticism) by William Golding, James R. Baker, Arthur P. Ziegler
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Free Fall by William Golding
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Somehow, somewhere, Sammy Mountjoy lost his freedom, the faculty of freewill 'that cannot be debated but only experienced, like a colour or the taste of potatoes'. As he retraces his life in an effort to discover why he no longer has the power to choose & decide for himself, the narrative moves between England & a POW camp in Germany.  read more
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Close Quarters (New Portway Large Print Books) by William Golding
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The Inheritors by William Golding
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From the author of Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors is a startling recreation of the lost world of the Neanderthals, and a frightening vision of the beginnings of a new age.  read more
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The Inheritors by William Golding
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A recreation of the lost world of the Neanderthals, and of the Neanderthals' successors - the first humans. Originally published by Faber in 1955 and reissued in paperback.  read more
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Lord of the Flies (Folio) by William Golding
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225 pages. No dust jacket, Folio edition with slipcase. Black folio box, with red boards. Clean pages with firm binding. Small bumps to corners. Mild scuffs to box with bumping to corners.  read more
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Lord of the Flies (Penguin) by William Golding
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1963. 192 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.  read more
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Hot Gates by William Golding
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1965. First Edition. 175 pages. Pictorial dj over red and black cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Inscription to fep. Pages are mildly tanned. Text remains clear throughout. Minimal wear to boards and spine. Binding remains firm. Dust jacket is mildly tanned and use marked. Minor wear to edges. Unclipped.  read more
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