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Read online Lord of the Flies.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Lord of the Flies A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors a group of schoolboys assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast by William Golding, Loxford School of Science and Technology

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Lord of the Flies
Title:Lord of the Flies
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ISBN:0571290582
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Number of Pages:256
Category:Classics, Fiction, Young adult, School, Literature
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i The Double Tongue i is William Golding s last and perhaps most superbly imaginative novel It is a fictional memoir of an aged prophetess at Delphi the most sacred oracle of ancient Greece just prior to Greece s domination by the Roman Empire As a young girl Arieka is ugly unconventional a source of great shame to her uppity parents who fear they ll never marry her off But she is saved by Ionides the High Priest of the Delphic temple who detects something of a seer and a friend in her and whisks her off to the shrine to become the Pythia the earthly voice of the god Apollo Arieka has now spent a lifetime at the mercy of a god a priest and her devotees and has witnessed firsthand the decay of Delphi s fortunes and its influence in the world Her reflections on the mysteries of the oracle which her own weird gifts embody are matched by her feminine insight into the human frailties of the High Priest himself a true Athenian with a wicked sense of humor whose intriguing against the Romans brings about humiliation and disaster This extraordinary short novel left in draft at the author s death in is a psychological and historical triumph Golding has created a vivid and comic picture of ancient Greek society as well as an absolutely convincing portrait of a woman s experience something rare in the Golding oeuvre Arieka the Pythia is one of his finest creations br Left in draft at the author s death in this extraordinary short novel is a psychological and historical triumph An aged prophetess at Delphi the most sacred oracle in ancient Greece looks back over her strange life as the Pythia the voice of the god Apollo Golding was the author of Lord of the Flies and a Nobel Laureate, The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge barren rock in mid Atlantic Pitted against him are the sea the sun the night cold and the terror of his isolation br br At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martin s will to live as the sum total of his life, English novelist Wilfred Barclay who has known fame success and fortune is in crisis He faces a drinking problem slipping over the borderline into alcoholism a dead marriage and the incurable itch of middle age lust But the final unbearable irritation is American Professor of English Literature Rick L Tucker who is implacable in his determinition to become The Barclay Man authorized biographer editor of the posthumous papers and the recognized authority, Oliver is eighteen and wants to enjoy himself before going to university But this is the s and he lives in Stilbourne a small English country town where everyone knows what everyone else is getting up to and where love lust and rebellion are closely followed by revenge and embarrassment