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Lord of the flies
a novel
by

Published by Perigee in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

The classic tale of a group of English school boys who are left stranded on an unpopulated island, and who must confront not only the defects of their society but the defects of their own nature. 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

Edition Notes

Genre Fiction

The Physical Object

Pagination 208 p. ;
Number of pages 208

ID Numbers

Open Library OL17196313M
Internet Archive lordoffliesnovelgol00gold
ISBN 10 0399501487
ISBN 13 9780399501487
Library Thing 2475502
Goodreads 84943

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September 27, 2008 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from Miami University of Ohio MARC record.