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Lord of the Flies : (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
by William Golding

Published: 1999-10-01
Paperback : 192 pages
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These deluxe editions are packaged with French flaps, acid-free paper, and rough front.

"This brilliant work is a frightening parody on man's return. . . to that state of darkness from which it took him thousands of years to emerge. . . Superbly written." --The New York Times

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(These deluxe editions are packaged with French flaps, acid-free paper, and rough front.

"This brilliant work is a frightening parody on man's return. . . to that state of darkness from which it took him thousands of years to emerge. . . Superbly written." --The New York Times

Other Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century:

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
My Antonia by Willa Cather
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
White Noise by Don DeLillo

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  "Re-reading a Classic"by Linda J. (see profile) 01/21/16

ooking forward to reading it again for my book discussion. It turned out not as bad as I remembered. In fact, I probably understand it a lot better now than I did as a naive teenager. We did have a lively... (read more)

 
  "A Classic and a Must Read"by Julie S. (see profile) 08/19/08

Whether your kids are reading it in school or not, this book has so much to discuss particularly if your book club likes deep discussions. Just keep in mind, during your discussions, that this was written... (read more)

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