Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies


Editor: James Robert Baker
Editor: Arthur P. Ziegler

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780399506437
  • 336 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult
Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

William Golding, Editor: James Robert Baker, Editor: Arthur P. Ziegler

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

“As exciting, relevant, and thought-provoking now as it was when Golding published it in 1954.”
Stephen King

“The most influential novel…since Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye.” 
Time

“This brilliant work is a frightening parody on man’s return (in a few weeks) to that state of darkness from which it took him thousands of years to emerge. Fully to succeed, a fantasy must approach very close to reality. Lord of the Flies does. It must also be superbly written. It is.” 
The New York Times Book Review
 
“Sparely and elegantly written…Lord of the Flies is a grim anti-pastoral in which adults are disguised as children who replicate the worst of their elders’ heritage of ignorance, violence, and warfare.” 
Joyce Carol Oates, New York Review of Books

Table of Contents

Lord of the FliesIntroduction 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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