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Golding, William 1911-1993

Works: 794 works in 3,619 publications in 33 languages and 91,218 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Sea stories  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Dystopian fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Dedicatee, Creator, Collector, Composer, Distributor, Former owner
Classifications: PR6013.O35, 823.914
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Lord of the flies by William Golding( Book )

785 editions published between 1854 and 2016 in 26 languages and held by 15,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island
The inheritors by William Golding( Book )

178 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight Neanderthals encounter another race of beings like themselves, yet strangely different. This new race, Homo sapiens, fascinating in their skills and sophistication, terrifying in their cruelty, sense of guilt, and incipient corruption, spell doom for the more gentle folk whose world they will inherit
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Recording )

108 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a world war, a group of school boys survives a plane crash on a deserted island and creates a hellish environment leading to savagery and murder. Two leaders--one civilized, one depraved--epitomize the forces that war eternally in the human spirit
The spire by William Golding( Book )

101 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dean builds his cathedral spire higher and higher--an impossibility in stone--and, as it rises, its shadow falls darkly on the world below
Darkness visible by William Golding( Book )

69 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hideously scarred and orphaned during the bombing of London, Matty sees himself as set apart from others, and his wanderings bring him into contact with Mr. Pedigree, a respected teacher and obsessed pederast, and Sophy and Toni, angelic-looking terrorist twins
The paper men by William Golding( Book )

80 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English novelist Wilifred Barclay finds his life crumbling around him while being pursued by an American professor who wants to write his biography. He finally seeks revenge
Pincher Martin by William Golding( Book )

128 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martins will to live as the sum total of his life
Free fall by William Golding( Book )

98 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Mountjoy, an artist, is promised torture in a prisoner-of-war camp, then locked in a cell in total darkness to wait. Sammy comes from his cell like Lazarus from the tomb, seeing infinity in a grain of sand and eternity in an hour. He sees too what men might be, and what he has made of himself by gradual progressive choice. It sends him on a pilgrimage back through his life, seeking its point of departure
The pyramid by William Golding( Book )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the superficially placid English village of Stillbourne, The Pyramid represents three episodes in the life of Oliver-as a schoolboy, an undergraduate, and a mature young man. A compelling tale about Oliver's increasing awareness of the deeper meanings of the relationships and events of his youth
Close quarters by William Golding( Book )

69 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to: Rites of passage. Recounts the further adventures of the eighteenth-century fighting ship, converted at the close of the Napoleonic War to carry passengers and cargo from England to Australia
Fire down below by William Golding( Book )

56 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to: Close quarters
The scorpion god; three short novels by William Golding( Book )

36 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tre korte romaner med motiv fra fortiden
A moving target by William Golding( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling lezingen, boekbesprekingen en reisverhalen
The hot gates, and other occasional pieces by William Golding( Book )

38 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty selections from the author's short prose which he considers his best: essays on teaching, sailing, the classical world, America, and two autobiographical pieces
The double tongue by William Golding( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of a priestess in ancient Greece. She is Arieka, now an old woman, who describes how she was discovered by a cynical high priest who ran the Delphi oracle and trained her to be a mouthpiece for the god, Apollo. A look at the management of an oracle, including telling people what they want to hear
The brass butterfly: a play in three acts by William Golding( Book )

49 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy deals with an inventor-genius of Roman times whose fate it is to discover things at the wrong moment
To the ends of the earth : a sea trilogy by William Golding( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea novels set in the early nineteenth century.__
Talk : conversations with William Golding by Jack I Biles( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord of the flies by Peter Brook( Visual )

127 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the novel by William Golding about a society which is set up and destroyed by a group of middle class English school boys whose plane crashes on an uninhabited island
An Egyptian journal by William Golding( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelist's experiences while sailing on the Nile River
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Lord of the flies
Alternative Names
Golding, Vilʹi︠a︡m 1911-1993

Golding, Vilijam

Golding, Vilijam 1911-1993

Golding, Viljem

Golding W.G. 1911-1993

Golding, William

Golding, William 1911-1993

Golding , William Gerald

Golding, William Gerald 1911-

Golding, William Gerald 1911-1993

Golding, William Gerard.

Golding, William, Sir, 1911-1993

Golding, Williams

Goldings, V. 1911-1993

Goldings, V. (Viljams), 1911-1993

Goldings, Viljams 1911-1993

Ǧūldinǧ, Wīliyām 1911-1993

Gulielmus Golding

Uilyam Qoldinq

Viljams Goldings

William Golding britischer Schriftsteller

William Golding britisk poet og skribent

William Golding Brits schrijver

William Golding brittisk poet och författare

William Golding écrivain britannique

William Golding Inggles a nobelista, mannaniw ken dramaturgo

William Golding novelista y poeta británico

William Golding pisarz angielski, noblista

William Golding scrittore britannico

Ουίλιαμ Γκόλντινγκ

Вилијам Голдинг

Вільям Голдінг

Голдинг У. 1911-1993

Голдинг У. Д. 1911-1993

Голдинг У. Дж. 1911-1993

Голдинг, Уильям

Голдинг, Уильям 1911-1993

Голдинг, Уильям Джеральд 1911-1993

Уильям Голдинг

Уилям Голдинг

Уільям Голдынг

Ґолдінґ, Вільям 1911-1993

Վիլյամ Գոլդինգ

גולדינג, ויליאם ג'רלד 1911-1993

גולדינג, וילים ג'רלד 1911-1993

ויליאם גולדינג

جولدينج، ويليام، 1911-1993

غولدنغ، وليام، 1911-1993

ولیم گولڈنگ

ولیم گولڈینگ

ويليام جولدينج، 1911-1993

ويليام غولدنغ

ویلیام گلدینگ نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی

विलियम गोल्डिंग

ਵਿਲੀਅਮ ਗੋਲਡਿੰਗ

வில்லியம் கோல்டிங்

വില്യം ഗോൾഡിംഗ്

วิลเลียม โกลดิง

უილიამ გოლდინგი

고올딩 윌리엄 1911-1993

골딩, 윌리암 1911-1993

골딩, 윌리엄 1911-1993

골딩, 윌리엄 제랄드 1911

골딩, 윌리엄 제럴드 1911-1993

윌리엄 골딩


ウィリアムゴールディング 1911-1993

ゴールディング, ウィリアム


威廉·戈尔丁 英国作家

The inheritorsLord of the fliesThe spireDarkness visibleThe paper menPincher MartinFree fallThe pyramid