William Golding

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  • Born

    Born in Saint Columb Minor,Cornwall,England
  • Early Education

    William want to Marlborough Grammer school at 12 years old,he attempted ,unsuccessfully, to write a novel
  • English teacher and philospher in Bishop

    his father hoped he would become a scientest ,but he chose to study English
  • WWII Experience

    he saw what people was capable of doing
  • Royal Navy

    He fought battleships at the sinking of the Bismarck ,and also fended off submarines and planes
  • Lord of the flies

    The novel told the gripping story of a group of adolescent boys stranded on a deserted island after a plane wreck. Lord of the Flies explored the savage side of human nature as the boys, let loose from the constraints of society, brutally turned against one another in the face of an imagined enemy.
  • Death

    Golding died of a heart attack in Perranarworthal, Cornwall.While Golding was mainly a novelist, his works also include poetry, plays, essays and short stories.
  • Rites of passagers

    The mounting tensions on the ancient, sinking warship where officers, sailors, soldiers and emigrants jostle in the cramped spaces below decks.
  • After Death

    after he died he was acknowledge for his work
  • Legacy

    while Golding was mainly a novelist his body of work also includes poetry