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English: Lord of the Flies

Author website

Click on the image above to explore the author's official website, including information about the author and his books. 

The website also provides links to interesting articles, such as:

Horror in William Golding's writing

Lord of the Flies at 65: the Environment

About the author

Click on the image above to read a brief biography of the author. 

Summary - Sparknotes

The video above provides a comprehensive animated summary of the novel.

William Golding in conversation

In the video above, William Golding discusses his work in relation to myth, fables and the spiritual influence on characterisation. 

In the video above, William Golding discusses how he came to write Lord of the Flies. 

Study Guides

Click on the image above to view the study guides produced by BBC Bitesize and explore ideas about the characters and themes. 

The video above is the first in a series of 20 videos that make up the study guide by Course Hero. In this series, they summarise each chapter and provide an analysis of the symbols, characters, context and themes.