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Lord of the Flies

AuthorWilliam Golding

NarratorMartin Jarvis

Duration7h 2m

CategoriesClassics, Children's Fiction

Key StageKS3

PublisherFaber & Faber

VersionUnabridged

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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. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance. First Published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern classics

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