Lord of the Flies (50th Anniversary Edition)

Lord of the Flies (50th Anniversary Edition)


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Format
Hardcover
Price
$26.00
 
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780399529207
  • 336 Pages
  • Perigee
  • Adult

Overview

The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Lord of the Flies is the volume that every fan of this classic book will have to own!

Lord of the Flies
remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it was largely ignored upon its initial publication. Yet soon it became a cult favorite among both students and literary critics who compared it to J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye in its influence on modern thought and literature.

Labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, even a vision of the apocalypse, Lord of the Flies has established itself as a true classic. And now readers can own it in a beautifully designed hardcover edition worthy of its stature.

Lord of the Flies (50th Anniversary Edition)

Lord of the Flies (50th Anniversary Edition)

William Golding, Introduction by: E. M. Forster

Praise

Lord of the Flies is one of my favorite books. That was a big influence on me as a teenager, I still read it every couple of years.” 
Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games

Table of Contents

Introduction by E. M. Forster

one
The Sound Of The Shell

two
Fire On The Mountain

three
Huts On The Beach

four
Painted Faces And Long Hair

five
Beast From Water

six
Beast From Air

seven
Shadows and Tall Trees

eight
Gift For The Darkness

nine
A View To A Death

ten
The Shell And The Glasses

eleven
Castle Rock

twelve
Cry Of The Hunters

Notes
Critical Analysis

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