Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 03/03/1997
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Synopsis

William Golding's Lord of the Flies is a dystopian classic. When a group of schoolboys are stranded on a desert island, what could go wrong? A plane crashes on a desert island. The only survivors are a group of schoolboys. By day, they discover fantastic wildlife and dazzling beaches, learning to survive; at night, they are haunted by nightmares of a primitive beast. Orphaned by society, it isn't long before their innocent childhood games devolve into a savage, murderous hunt ...

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571191475
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 197g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 14 mm

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Lord of the Flies
A Meditation on Human Nature...
This had been yet another classic which I hadn’t read, and yet it is a brilliant book. It is very simple on one level, and extremely symbolic and allegoric... READ MORE
D J Smith
Lord of the Flies
Amazing!
I first read this book at school, but since then I have read it loads more times. Great description of what happens to humans in difficult circumstances. ... READ MORE
Aleksander Swierski
Lord of the Flies
Classic
This is a classic. Its very well written with a good story and good characters. I've come to appreciate it more in later years after having to read it scho... READ MORE
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Lord of the Flies
Too many questions
It has a compelling plot and deserves the recognition it owns. The way it ventures into the human mind and how fragile it is without the standards of socie... READ MORE
Amelia Freezer