Who is William Golding?

William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding, CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was an English novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate, best known for his novel Lord of the Flies. He was also awarded the Booker Prize for literature in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book of the trilogy To the Ends of the Earth.

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The Spire - Further Reading
... and reviews by Frank Kermode and David Skilton are included in "William Golding Novels 1954-1967" ... Don Crompton in "A View from the Spire William Golding's Later Novels" analyses the novel and relates to its pagan and mythical elements ... While more recently, Mark Kinkead-Weekes and Ian Gregor cover all of William Golding's novels in "William Golding a critical study of the novels." ...
James Tait Black Memorial Prize - List of Recipients
... Forster, A Passage to India 1924 William Wilson, The House of Airlie (The Earls of Airlie) 1925 Liam O'Flaherty, The Informer 1925 Geoffrey Scott, The Portrait of Zelide (Isabelle de Charrière) 1926 ... Companions 1929 Lord David Cecil, The Stricken Deer or The Life of Cowper (William Cowper) 1930 E ... Wedgwood, William the Silent (William the Silent) 1945 L ...
Poems (William Golding)
... Poems was the first work by British novelist William Golding (better known for Lord of the Flies, among other novels) ... and first novel), he later derided it, but critics in retrospect called it "not bad." William Golding Works Poems (1934) Lord of the Flies (1954 ...

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    Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry.
    —William Golding (b. 1911)