The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies : A LifeBook - 2009
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 Passage in 1980, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983, and was knighted in 1988. He died in 1993.
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2009
Branch Call Number: 823.914 Goldi-C 3558ad 1
Characteristics: x, 573 p. :,ill