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Lord of the Flies
William Golding, 1954
GOLDING, William (1911-1993). Lord of the Flies. London: Faber and Faber, 1954.

First edition of the author's first book and a modern classic. A fine copy. An ever-present on lists of the greatest English novels and in school curricula, Golding’s tale of the disastrous self-governance of schoolboys on a desert island ranks alongside the adventure tales of Defoe and Stevenson. Gekoski & Grogan A2(a).

Octavo. Original red cloth; pictorial dust jacket; custom box.
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