Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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Lord of the Flies discusses how culture created by man fails, using as an example a group of British schoolboys stuck on a deserted island who try to govern themselves, but with disastrous results. Its stances on the already controversial subjects of human nature and individual welfare versus the common good.

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The 87th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 8th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  2. - 12th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  3. - 18th on 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Complex)
  4. - 41st on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  5. - 66th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  6. - 93rd on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
  7. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))
  8. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  9. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))
  10. - 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Barnes and Noble)
  11. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  12. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  13. - Great Books (The Learning Channel)
  14. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
  15. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  16. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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