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William Golding was born in Cornwall in 1911 and was educated at Marlborough Grammar School and at Brasenose College, Oxford. Before he became a schoolmaster he was an actor, a lecturer, a small-boat sailor and a musician. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954. He won the Booker Prize for his novel Rites of Passage in 1980, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983. He was knighted in 1988. He died at his home in the summer of 1993.

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Darkness Visible by William Golding, Philip Hensher
Darkness Visible
William Golding, Philip Hensher
With a stunning new cover and an introduction by novelist, critic and journalist Philip Hensher Darkness Visible is a spooky and moving novel set in the London Blitz exploring the inner and outer darkness of our world. These...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013

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