Lord of the Flies
By: William Golding
This was the most interesting book I have ever read. It is sort of a cross
between Alive and Hatchet. Because the book is extremely addictive and
written so superbly, it did not take long for me to get into and finish it.
The characters were probably the most interesting element in Lord of the
Flies. All British and male, the young boys in this story portray the
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William Golding stated that the theme of Lord of the Flies as "an attempt to
trace the defects of society back to the defects of human nature". In this
novel, he presents some serious warnings about humanity and what is needed
to mature the human race into that of a better civilization. In conclusion,
this story is an excellent portrayal of human nature that is bound to make
an impression on the reader.