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Lord of the flies, novel by william golding, published in 1954 the book explores the dark side of human nature and stresses the importance of reason and intelligence as tools for dealing with the chaos of existence in the novel, children are evacuated from britain because of a nuclear war one. The book was published in 1858 and has an obvious impact on lord of the flies coral island is about three boys who are shipwrecked on an island and have many adventures while stranded golding's novel even has two characters named after coral island ralph and jack. About william golding: sir william gerald golding was a british novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his 1954 novel lord of the flies more books by. Read a free sample or buy lord of the flies by william golding, lois lowry & jennifer buehler you can read this book with ibooks on your iphone, ipad, ipod touch, or mac.