Author(s): Golding, William,
Date of Publication: 03/03/1997,
Pagination: 240 pages,
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Published By: Faber & Faber
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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?
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...