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Nog altijd even opwindend en tot nadenken stemmend als toen het in 1954 verscheen, schept 'Heer van de vliegen' een gewelddadig, treff end beeld van de menselijke natuur, en wat er met deze gebeurt als de beschaving ten onder gaat. Een groep schooljongens stort neer op een onbewoond eiland. Zonder ouders of ander volwassen toezicht moeten ze met elkaar samenwerken om te overleven, waar ze jammerli
Title
Heer van de vliegen
Author
William Golding
Translator
Harm Damsma Niek Miedema
Author of introduction
Stephen King 1947-
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Lord of the flies
Publisher
Amsterdam: Veen klassiek, 2016
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789020415063
CloudLibrary
3h9o4z9

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About William Golding

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Sir William Gerald Golding, (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his debut novel Lord of the Flies (1954), he published another twelve volumes of fiction in his lifetime. In 1980, he was awarded the Booker Prize for Rites of Passage, the first novel in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of the Earth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983.

As a result of his contributions to literature, Golding was knighted in 1988. He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In 2008, The Times ranked Golding third on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

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