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William Golding

The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies

William Golding( )
Author: Carey, John
ISBN:978-1-4391-8733-3
Publication Date:Jun 2010
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Ebook
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In 1953, William Golding was a provincial schoolteacher writing books on his breaks, lunch hours and holidays. His work had been rejected by every major publisher--until an editor at Faber and Faber pulled his manuscript off the rejection pile. This was to become Lord of the Flies, a book that would sell in the millions and bring Golding worldwide recognition. Golding went on to become one of the most popular and influential British authors to have emerged since...
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Carey, John (Author)
John Carey is Merton Professor of English at Oxford University. A distinguished critic, reviewer, & broadcaster, he is the author of several books, including "The Intellectuals & the Masses".

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