Title : The Lord of the Flies SUMMARY AND FACTS
Author : William Golding
One fact about this book should be established from the start - this is not a children's book. The "littluns" and "bigguns" represent members of the human race. The conflict between law and barbarism would have, I believe to be the same had the island been inhabited with adult survivors instead of children.
The novel is about a transition from an immensely
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was an absolutely brilliant story. Although deceptively simple it can be read at many different levels and is full of beautiful language, including some highly descriptive passages, like the one of the lagoon. It is rather hard to pinpoint the style, but I would probably classify it as an action/adventure book, with exquisite language throughout. Definitely a book that all people should read. A real classic.
Nine and a half stars out of ten.