Lord of the flies (Book, 2016) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Lord of the flies

Lord of the flies

Author: William Golding
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2016. ©1982
Series: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Deluxe editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"William Golding's unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to this Classics Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry. As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. William Golding's compelling story about a group of very ordinary boys marooned on a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Golding, William, 1911-1993.
Lord of the flies.
New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2016
(DLC) 2016048001
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 9780143129400 0143129406
OCLC Number: 960905625
Description: xxii, 307 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Lord of the flies : The sound of the shell ; Fire on the mountain ; Huts on the beach ; Painted faces and long hair ; Beast from water ; Beast from air ; Shadows and tall trees ; Gift for the darkness ; A view to a death ; The shell and the glasses ; Castle Rock ; Cry of the hunters --
On reading and teaching "Lord of the flies" / Jennifer Buehler ; Suggestions for further exploration / Jennifer Buehler ; Introduction to the 1962 edition / E.M. Forster ; Notes on "Lord of the flies" from the 1959 edition / E.L. Epstein.
Series Title: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Responsibility: William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King.

Abstract:

"William Golding's unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to this Classics Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry. As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. William Golding's compelling story about a group of very ordinary boys marooned on a coral island has been labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, and even a vision of the apocalypse. But above all, it has earned its place as one of the indisputable classics of the twentieth century for readers of any age. This Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Edition features an array of special features to supplement the novel, including a foreword by Lois Lowry, an introduction by Stephen King, an essay by E.M. Forster, an essay on teaching and reading the novel and suggestions for further exploration by scholar Jennifer Buehler, and an extended note by E.L. Epstein, the publisher of the first American edition."--Publisher information.
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