9780399537424

Lord of the Flies Centenary Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780399537424

  • ISBN10:

    0399537422

  • Edition: 100th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2011
  • Publisher: PERIGEE BOOKS

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Summary

The classic novel by William Golding With a new Introduction by Stephen King "To me Lord of the Flieshas always represented what novels are for, what makes them indispensable." -Stephen King Golding's classic, startling, and perennially bestselling portrait of human nature remains as provocative today as when it was first published. This beautiful new edition features French flaps and rough fronts, making it a must-have for fans of this seminal work.

Author Biography

Born in Cornwall, England, in 1911 and educated at Oxford University, William Gerald Golding's first book, Poems, was published in 1935. Following a stint in the Royal Navy and other diversions during and after World War II, Golding wrote Lord of the Flies while teaching school. This was the first of several novels including Pincher Martin, Free Fall, and The Inheritors and a play, The Brass Butterfly, which led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983.


Stephen King, the world's bestselling novelist, was educated at the University of Maine at Orono. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, and their children in Bangor, Maine.

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