Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780571267385
Available:
Release: 2012-03-15
Editor: Faber & Faber
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

William Golding's Lord of the Flies is a dystopian classic: 'exciting, relevant and thought-provoking' (Stephen King). When a group of schoolboys are stranded on a desert island, what could go wrong? 'One of my favorite books - I read it every couple of years.' (Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games) A plane crashes on a desert island. The only survivors are a group of schoolboys. By day, they discover fantastic wildlife and dazzling beaches, learning to survive; at night, they are haunted by nightmares of a primitive beast. Orphaned by society, it isn't long before their innocent childhood games devolve into a savage, murderous hunt ... 'Stands out mightily in my memory ... Such a strong statement about the human heart.' (Patricia Cornwell) 'Terrifying and haunting.' (Kingsley Amis) 'Beautifully written, tragic and provocative.' (E. M. Forster) ONE OF THE BBC'S ICONIC 'NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD' What readers are saying: 'Every real human being should read this ... This is what we are.' 'It's brilliant, it's captivating, it's thought provoking and brutal and for some, its truly terrifying.' 'It can be read and re-read many times, and every time something new will appear.' 'There is a reason why this is studied at school ... Excellent read.' 'This is one of the few books I've read that I keep on my Kindle to read again.' 'I revisit this every few years and it's always fresh and impressive ... One of the best books I've ever read.'

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0399501487
Available:
Release: 1954
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0399501487
Available:
Release: 2003-12-16
Editor: Perigee Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A horror story about a group of boys, who after being cut off from society, revert to brutal, primitive tribalism.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9381529612
Available:
Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

"A novel about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results. A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. The boys' delicate sense of order fades, and their childish fears are transformed into something deeper and more primitive. Their games take on a horrible significance, and before long the well-behaved party of schoolboys has turned into a tribe of faceless, murderous savages."--Back cover.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780571290581
Available:
Release: 2012-09-20
Editor: Faber & Faber
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance. First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern classics. Now fully revised and updated, this educational edition includes chapter summaries, comprehension questions, discussion points, classroom activities, a biographical profile of Golding, historical context relevant to the novel and an essay on Lord of the Flies by William Golding entitled 'Fable'. Aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students, it also includes a section on literary theory for advanced or A-level students. The educational edition encourages original and independent thinking while guiding the student through the text - ideal for use in the classroom and at home.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 248
ISBN: OSU:32435008927717
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Release: 1954
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

First published 1954.; This title is also available as a film.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 263
ISBN: 9783125798540
Available:
Release: 2012
Editor: Ernst Klett Sprachen
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Free Fall

Free Fall
Author: William Golding
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780571268788
Available:
Release: 2013-02-21
Editor: Faber & Faber
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Sammy Mountjoy, artist, rises from poverty and an obscure birth to see his pictures hung in the Tate Gallery. Swept into World War Two, he is taken as a prisoner-of-war, threatened with torture, then locked in a cell of total darkness to wait. He emerges from his cell transfigured from his ordeal, and begins to realise what man can be and what he has gradually made of himself through his own choices. But did those accumulated choices also begin to deprive him of his free will.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 243
ISBN: 0399537422
Available:
Release: 1969
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.

The Coral Island

The Coral Island
Author: Robert Michael Ballantyne
Pages: 438
ISBN: OXFORD:590050567
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Release: 1884
Editor: Thomas Nelson and Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

William Golding

William Golding
Author: Kevin McCarron
Pages: 69
ISBN: 9780746311431
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Writers and Their Work (Paperb
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This new edition adds an additional chapter on Golding's posthumous book The Double Tongue as well as questioning the status of Lord of the Flies as Golding's most popular and importatnt book and giving close attention to The Inheritors, Pincer Martin, The Spire and The Sea Trilogy.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Author: Raymond Wilson
Pages: 88
ISBN: IND:39000000827043
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Release: 1986
Editor: VCTA
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Quicklet on Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Quicklet on Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Author: Natacha Pavlov
Pages: 39
ISBN: 9781614647904
Available:
Release: 2011-12-14
Editor: Hyperink Inc
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

ABOUT THE BOOK What do you think of when you picture a group of 6 to 12-year old boys? How do you imagine their behaviors to be, and how do they interact with each other? Perhaps like most people, you may envision harmless, tame, typical playful and somewhat innocent boys, just content to play and be around each other instead of "the bossy, rule-establishing grown ups". However, you may be surprised to find quite a drastically different group of young boys in William Golding's Lord of the Flies, making the novel a successful, ”if not also controversial”work of art. Lord of the Flies, William Golding's first novel, was published in 1954. (www.nobelprize.org) Written in 12 chapters and in third-person narrative, it recounts the events surrounding a group of young English boys on a deserted island during World War II. Golding's own war experience comes through in the novel as themes of the human condition, good and evil, government, and innocence stand out in rather explicit ways. Indeed the concept of original sin comes into play as the boys gradually lose their innocence and generally give into chaos and madness. MEET THE AUTHOR A current San Francisco Bay Area resident, Natacha Pavlov has been an avid reader and writer since her early years spent growing up in Brussels, Belgium. She earned her B.A. in Comparative World Literature from San Francisco State University and constantly flirts with the notion of earning her Master's/PhD someday. She has French-English non-profit translation experience and looks forward to increasing her writing through various platforms in the near future. Although the list keeps growing, she has interest in reading and writing about classics, mythology (of any/all traditions), horror/gothic fiction, 18th and 19th century French novels, Middle Eastern history and politics (particularly Palestine-Israel) and early Christianity. Fueled by her culturally diverse heritage, her educational and personal interests have led her to engage in extensive travel and to live in places such as Paris, France and Jerusalem, Israel. Amidst all, pens, papers and books have always proven loyal companions. And she won't lie, chocolate has always helped too! She strives to keep exploring the world through books as well as further travel experiences that will ensure continued growth. You can read about some of her experiences in Jerusalem at www.aneasterinjerusalem.blogspot.com.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Author: Gloria Levine
Pages: 36
ISBN: PSU:000049628043
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Release: 1999
Editor: Novel Units
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Offers tips for teaching "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

Lord of the Flies eBook

Lord of the Flies  eBook
Author: Karen Malouf
Pages: 56
ISBN: 0787780596
Available:
Release: 1990-09-01
Editor: Lorenz Educational Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This is an idea book. It was designed for you, the literature teacher, as a time-saver that brings together key ideas, background information, and suggestions for teaching the novel successfully. Choose from the suggestions in the book to suit your style; adapt and expand on activities as they suit your students. Above all, this book is meant to be a tool to assist you in intensifying your students' involvement with the text and with the way literature helps to make sense of our world.

Humankind

Humankind
Author: Rutger Bregman
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780316418553
Available:
Release: 2020-06-02
Editor: Little, Brown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From New York Times bestselling author of Utopia for Realists comes a "bold" (Daniel H. Pink) and "extraordinary" (Susan Cain) argument that humans thrive in a crisis and that our innate kindness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in our long-term success on the planet. If there is one belief that has united the left and the right, psychologists and philosophers, ancient thinkers and modern ones, it is the tacit assumption that humans are bad. It's a notion that drives newspaper headlines and guides the laws that shape our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Pinker, the roots of this belief have sunk deep into Western thought. Human beings, we're taught, are by nature selfish and governed primarily by self-interest. But what if it isn't true? International bestseller Rutger Bregman provides new perspective on the past 200,000 years of human history, setting out to prove that we are hardwired for kindness, geared toward cooperation rather than competition, and more inclined to trust rather than distrust one another. In fact this instinct has a firm evolutionary basis going back to the beginning of Homo sapiens. From the real-life Lord of the Flies to the solidarity in the aftermath of the Blitz, the hidden flaws in the Stanford prison experiment to the true story of twin brothers on opposite sides who helped Mandela end apartheid, Bregman shows us that believing in human generosity and collaboration isn't merely optimistic—it's realistic. Moreover, it has huge implications for how society functions. When we think the worst of people, it brings out the worst in our politics and economics. But if we believe in the reality of humanity's kindness and altruism, it will form the foundation for achieving true change in society, a case that Bregman makes convincingly with his signature wit, refreshing frankness, and memorable storytelling. Instant New York Times Bestseller. "The Sapiens of 2020." —The Guardian "Humankind made me see humanity from a fresh perspective." —Yuval Noah Harari, author of the #1 bestseller Sapiens Longlisted for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction One of the Washington Post's 50 Notable Nonfiction Works in 2020

William Golding s Lord of the Flies

William Golding s Lord of the Flies
Author: Santwana Haldar
Pages: 184
ISBN: 8126906413
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

During The Post-War Years The Experimental Tendency In British Novel Continued, But The Critics Lamented That The Mid-Twentieth Century British Literature Produced No Ulysses. William Golding S Lord Of The Flies (1954) Was Accepted As An Experiment With The Restoration Of Fable In English Fiction, A Reconstruction At An Adult Level Of R.M. Ballantyne S Coral Island. Thanks To The Nobel Prize Awarded To Golding In 1983, Lord Of The Flies Came To The Limelight And Its Underlying Philosophy Has Been Variously Interpreted Since Then. In The Face Of An Upsurge In Golding Criticism, And More Specifically, In Lord Of The Flies, The Novel Demands Fresh Discussions. The Present Book Seeks To Acquaint The Readers First With The Theme Of The Novel, And Then With The Discourses Invited By The Theme.A Detailed Analysis Of Each Of The Chapters Of The Novel Is The Special Attraction Of This Critical Study. It Is Not Just A Summary, But A Critical Analysis Of The Events, Symbols, Images And Reflections Of The Characters Introduced In The Novel. The Chapter-Wise Discussion Will Inspire The Readers To Go Through The Original Text Thoroughly For Having A First Hand Knowledge Of Golding S Art. It Will Also Help The Readers To Develop An Understanding Of Golding As A Novelist Even Before Reading The Original Text.The Chapters On Golding S Concept Of Evil And The Innate Depravity Of Man, Potential Savagery Of Children, Sin And Expiation, The Post-World War Scenario And Elements Of Post-Colonial Writing Are Designed To Project Lord Of The Flies As A Post-Colonial Novel Of Ideas. The Book Also Contains Separate Chapters On Narrative Skill, Characterization, Plot And Structure Which Are Helpful For The Students. The Discussion Is Marked By A Critical Insight That Serves Not Only The Advanced Scholars But Also The Common Students Who Will Be Benefited By The Lucid Presentation.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: Martin Jarvis,William Golding
Pages: 318
ISBN: 0571242499
Available:
Release: 2008-07-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

William Golding

William Golding
Author: John Carey
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9780571265084
Available:
Release: 2012-10-18
Editor: Faber & Faber
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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.

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Pages: 182
ISBN: 0140283331
Available:
Release: 1954
Editor: Penguin Group USA
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island