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Lord of the flies  Cover Image Book Book

Lord of the flies / William Golding ; foreword by Lois Lowry ; introduction by Stephen King.


"William Golding's unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to this Classics Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry. As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. William Golding's compelling story about a group of very ordinary boys marooned on a coral island has been labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, and even a vision of the apocalypse. But above all, it has earned its place as one of the indisputable classics of the twentieth century for readers of any age. This Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Edition features an array of special features to supplement the novel, including a foreword by Lois Lowry, an introduction by Stephen King, an essay by E.M. Forster, an essay on teaching and reading the novel and suggestions for further exploration by scholar Jennifer Buehler, and an extended note by E.L. Epstein, the publisher of the first American edition."--Publisher information.

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  • ISBN: 9780143129400
  • ISBN: 0143129406
  • Physical Description: xxii, 307 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Deluxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Lord of the flies : The sound of the shell ; Fire on the mountain ; Huts on the beach ; Painted faces and long hair ; Beast from water ; Beast from air ; Shadows and tall trees ; Gift for the darkness ; A view to a death ; The shell and the glasses ; Castle Rock ; Cry of the hunters -- On reading and teaching "Lord of the flies" / Jennifer Buehler ; Suggestions for further exploration / Jennifer Buehler ; Introduction to the 1962 edition / E.M. Forster ; Notes on "Lord of the flies" from the 1959 edition / E.L. Epstein.
Target Audience Note:
770L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5 9 744.
Subject: Survival > Psychological aspects > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations in children > Fiction.
Regression (Psychology) > Fiction.
Shipwreck survival > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Boys > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.

Available copies

  • 13 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cameron Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cameron Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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