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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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Fire Down Below by William Golding, Victoria Glendinning
Fire Down Below
William Golding, Victoria Glendinning
With an evocative new cover and an introduction by biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist, Victoria Glendinning Fire Down Below is an epic tour de force and the third volume of William Golding's Sea Trilogy charting the long journey of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013

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