William Golding

William Golding
©Caroline Forbes

William Golding (1911–93) was born in Cornwall, England. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954 and became an international bestseller. In 1983, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.


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Darkness Visible

William Golding; Introduction by A. S. Byatt
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A reissue of the tour de force by the Nobel laureate that is “a vision of elemental reality so vivid we seem to hallucinate the scenes” (The New York Times...


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The Paper Men

William Golding
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

English novelist Wilfred Barclay, who has known fame, success, and fortune, is in crisis. He faces a drinking problem slipping over the borderline into...


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Fire Down Below

William Golding
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Close Quarters

William Golding
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Rites of Passage

William Golding
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The Double Tongue

William Golding
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