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  • Lord of the Fliesby William Golding; E. L. Epstein

    Penguin Group US 1959; US$ 9.99

    Before The Hunger Games there was Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it was largely ignored upon its initial publication. Yet soon it became a cult favorite among... more...

  • Lord of the Fliesby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 11.65

    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... more...

  • The Inheritorsby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 11.65

    'Powerful and provocative ... Each time I revisit The Inheritors I find something new.' Penelope Lively This was a different voice; not the voice of the people. It was the voice of other . When the spring came the people moved back to their familiar home. But this year strange things were happening - inexplicable sounds and smells; unexpected... more...

  • The Double Tongueby William Golding

    Faber and Faber 2012; US$ 11.65

    An aged prophetess at Delphi, the most sacred oracle in ancient Greece, looks back over her strange life as the Pythia, the First Lady and voice of the god Apollo. As a young virgin with disturbing psychic powers, Arieka was handed over to the service of the shrine by her parents. She has now spent sixty years as the very medium, the torn mouthpiece,... more...

  • The Scorpion Godby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65

    His marvellously funny - though characteristically unsparing - view is combined with his vivid realisation of the dust, colour and blazing sunlight of a world he had imagined since childhood. 'Clonk Clonk' plunges us into an even more ancient way of life, primitive, delightful, matriarchal. It contains one of Golding's most appealing female characters,... more...

  • The Hot Gates and other occasional piecesby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65

    A dazzling collection of occasional writings by the Nobel Prize-winning novelist on subjects ranging from Thermopylae to the English Channel, and from Coral Island to Jules Verne. 'A book of occasional essays which afford us many fascinating insights into Golding the man . . .It is highly individual yet profoundly modest; it has an unusual,... more...

  • Moving Targetby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65

    An important and illuminating collection of essays and lectures by the winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize for Literature. William Golding writes about places as diverse as Wiltshire, where he lived for over half a century, Dutch waterways, Delphi, Egypt ancient and modern, and planet Earth herself. Other essays discuss books and ideas, and provide a... more...

  • An Egyptian Journalby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.11

    A first-hand journal about the Goldings' travels through Egypt, soon after winning the Nobel Prize, living on a motor cruiser on the Nile. Nothing went quite as planned, but William Golding's vivid and honest account of what actually happened, and of what he saw and felt about ancient Egypt and the exasperations of the living present, will delight... more...

  • To the Ends of the Earthby William Golding

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57

    A one-volume edition of this classic sequence of sea novels set in the early nineteenth century, about a voyage from England to Australia. Rites of Passage (Winner of the Booker Prize) 'The work of a master at the full stretch of his age and wisdom.' The Times Close Quarters 'A feat of imaginative reconstruction, as vivid as a dream.'... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theoryby Martin P. Golding; William A. Edmundson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 94.95

    The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory is a handy guide to the state of play in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory. Comprises 23 essays critical essays on the central themes and issues of the philosophy of law today, written by an international assembly of distinguished philosophers and legal theorists Each... more...