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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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Close Quarters by William Golding, Ronald Blythe
Close Quarters
William Golding, Ronald Blythe
With a beautiful new cover and an introduction by writer, essayist and editor Ronald Blythe Close Quarters is the masterful and thought-provoking second volume of William Golding's Sea Trilogy, charting the long journey of an aging decrepit warship on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013

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