William Golding

William Golding

The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies : A Life

Book - 2009
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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
ISBN: 9780571231638
0571231632
Branch Call Number: 823.914 Goldi-C 3558ad 1
Characteristics: x, 573 p. :,ill

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