Lord of the Flies (50th Anniversary Edition)

William Golding - Author

E. M. Forster - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780399529207 | 336 pages | 28 Oct 2003 | Perigee | 5.59 x 8.50in | 18 - AND UP
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The story that never grows old...

Lord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it was largely ignored upon its initial publication. Yet soon it became a cult favorite among both students and literary critics who compared it to J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye in its influence on modern thought and literature.

Labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, even a vision of the apocalypse,Lord of the Flies has established itself as a true classic. And now readers can own it in a beautifully designed hardcover edition worthy of its stature.

This Christmas' meaningful gift, the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Lord of the Flies is the volume that every fan of this classic book will have to own.

Lord of the Flies Introduction by E. M. Forster

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

Critical Analysis

"Lord of the Flies is one of my favorite books. That was a big influence on me as a teenager, I still read it every couple of years." 
--Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games

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