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William Golding

The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies

William Golding( )
Author: Carey, John
ISBN:978-0-571-23163-8
Publication Date:Aug 2009
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

William Golding was born in 1911 and educated at his local grammar school and Brasenose College, Oxford. He published a volume of poems in 1934 and during the war served in the Royal Navy. Afterwards he returned to being a schoolmaster in Salisbury. Lord of the Flies, his first novel, was an immediate success, and was followed by a series of remarkable novels, including The Inheritors, Pincher Martin and The Spire. He won the Booker Prize for Rites of...
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Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.999 x 24.3 x 4.501 cm
Book Weight:0.923 Kilograms
Author Biography
Carey, John (Author)
John Carey is Merton Professor of English at Oxford University. A distinguished critic, reviewer, & broadcaster, he is the author of several books, including "The Intellectuals & the Masses".

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