Lord of the Flies by William Golding

A group of British boys are stranded on an uninhabited island after their plane crashes during wartime. Initially, they attempt to establish order, creating rules and electing a leader. However, as time passes, their civility erodes, and they descend into savagery and chaos. The struggle for power intensifies, leading to violence and death. The novel explores themes of innocence, the inherent evil in mankind, and the thin veneer of civilization.

The 53rd greatest book of all time


Published
1954
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
224
Words
59,960
Original Language
English

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