South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future
Lord of Flies is a 1954 novel by William Golding about a group of British boys trapped on an uninhabited island, following a plane crash. Left alone, they begin to govern themselves to disastrous results.
South West based writer William Golding was born in Newquay, Cornwall. His is perhaps best known for The Lord of the Flies which is much celebrated in the literary canon.