Lord of the Flies
Format: mass market paperback
Publisher: A Perigee Book
Pages no: 190
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Read For School
, High School
It might be regarded as a classic book, but "Lord of the Flies" is not what I would describe as an easy read. Confronting the reader, as William Golding does, with a rather bleak and brutal portrayal of youth unfettered by the boundaries of social norms. Indeed, this novel suggests we may remain a v...
Team reading this one with my 12-year-old. He doesn't love it, and I don't blame him, really. The language and tendency to use a bunch of words with out saying anything is kind of grating. According to my pre-teen: "This author just says 'and' over and over. And this and this and that and that." B...
A group read with a bunch of Pantaloonless Buddies.A group of young boys are dumped on a small island in the middle of Atlantic. The reason for this is very sketchy and the tale starts right after this event. For a while it was all fun and games until it was not: primitive instincts took over and fo...
For some reason I have never read this classic. I'm really glad I finally got around to it and definitely enjoyed this one. Its easy to see why its timeless and considered a classic. The themes and moral of the story are still reverent to today's time period. A plane crashes on a remote island wi...
Well, this wasn't exactly enjoyable, but it certainly is a classic worth reading. What I really like about this book is that it is GREAT for discussions. Some classics that we read in school, I just think aren't all that interesting to discuss. But Lord of the Flies actually is really thought prov...