Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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.

The 77th 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. - 13th on Waterstone's Books of the Century (LibraryThing)
  4. - 18th on 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Complex)
  5. - 41st on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  6. - 66th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  7. - 93rd on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
  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 College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  12. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  13. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  14. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  15. - Great Books (The Learning Channel)
  16. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
  17. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  18. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  19. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
El senor de las moscas / Lord of the Flies (Spanish Edition) Paperback 476537 $12.29 $47.90 2010
MAXnotes for William Golding's Lord of the Flies (MAXnotes) Paperback 2611890 $5.06 $0.50 1995
MAXnotes for William Golding's Lord of the Flies (MAXnotes) (MAXnotes Literature Guides) Kindle Edition 1069496 1995
Lord of the Flies: Text, Notes & Criticism Paperback 29596 $9.87 $2.63 1987
Lord of the Flies SparkNotes Literature Guide (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series) Paperback 12218 $2.40 $0.99 2014
Lord Of The Flies Paperback 9761 $15.59 $3.71 2013
Lord of the Flies Mass Market Paperback 68 $4.99 $1.06 2003
Lord of the Flies (Modern Critical Interpretations Series) Paperback 285080 $12.99 $7.00 1999
GradeSaver(TM) Lesson Plans: Lord of the Flies Paperback 2601477 $16.99 $10.66 2010
Lord of the Flies (Barron's Book Notes) Paperback 568344 $35.25 $5.51 1984
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El seƱor de las moscas Paperback 1845954 $15.99 $11.89
Lord of the Flies - Multiple Critical Perspectives Paperback 3381663 $16.76 $16.47 2006
Lord of the Flies (SparkNotes Literature Guide) (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series) Paperback 1096851 $1.92 $0.01 2002
Lord of the Flies (Perigee) Kindle Edition 1218 $6.29 1959
Lord of the Flies Paperback 13185 $5.61 $0.01 1997
Lord of the Flies Hardcover 44972 $12.04 $9.92 1959
Lord of the Flies Audio CD 58602 $15.27 $15.48 2005
El Senor De Las Moscas/ Lord of the Flies (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 4289324 $182.17 $19.34 2006
Lord of the Flies - Levels of Understanding Paperback 4477398 $23.37 2011
Lord of the Flies (50th Anniversary Edition) Hardcover 291349 $14.00 $1.83 2003
(LORD OF THE FLIES) GREAT BOOKS EDITION ( PENGUIN GREAT BOOKS OF THE 20TH CENTURY ) BY GOLDING, WILLIAM(Author)paperback{Lord of the Flies: Great Books Edition ( Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century ) } Paperback 283341 $10.94 $3.48 1998
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Lord of the Flies (in English & Korean Language) Paperback 3497187 $19.98
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Lord of the Flies, Centenary Edition Paperback 79010 $5.28 $3.20 2011
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Lord of the Flies - Large Print Edition Paperback 586287 $25.33 2015
By William Golding Lord of the Flies, Centenary Edition (Centennial) Paperback 593135 $8.81 $7.84 2011
Lord of the Flies, Centenary Edition by Golding, William (Centennial Edition) [Paperback(2011)] Paperback 398792 $14.58 $12.26 2010
Lord of the Flies Mass Market Paperback 971832 $6.17 $0.88
By William Golding Lord of the Flies (Unabridged) Audio CD 2440073 $40.94 $35.90 2005
Lord of the Flies: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Paperback 438309 $16.00 2016
Lord of the Flies: Novel-Ties Study Guide Paperback 1817534 $16.10 $16.10 1983
Lord of the Flies (Chinese Edition) Paperback 1715155 $17.95 $47.26 2006
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Lord of the Flies: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Kindle Edition 1041969 2016
Lord of the Flies (Penguin Drop Caps) Hardcover 45849 $9.84 $9.84 2013
Lord of the Flies ( Mass Market Paperback ) Unknown Binding 734689 $24.99 $3.57 1954