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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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The Paper Men by William Golding, Andrew Martin
The Paper Men
William Golding, Andrew Martin
This complex literary comedy, with more than a hint of Golding himself behind the character of Barclay, is about a the fading success of one author and the single minded dogged determination of another to be his official biographer what...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013

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