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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies is a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize–winning British author William Golding. The book focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their disastrous attempt to govern themselves. Themes include the tension between groupthink and individuality, between rational and emotional reactions, and between morality and immorality.


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„Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood! Do him in!“

—  William Golding, book Lord of the Flies

Variant: Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!
Source: Lord of the Flies (1954), Ch. 9: A View to a Death

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„I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men — they are far superior and always have been.“

—  William Golding, book Lord of the Flies

Source: Introduction to his reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYnfSV27vLY of Lord of the Flies in the unabridged audio version (1980)

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„Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.“

—  William Golding, book Lord of the Flies

Variant: What I mean is... maybe it's only us...
Source: Lord of the Flies

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„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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