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William Golding (1911–1993)

William Golding was born on September 19, 1911 in St Columb Minor, Cornwall, England as William Gerald Golding. He was a writer, known for Lord of the Flies (1990), Lord of the Flies (1963) and Alkitrang dugo (1975). He was married to Ann Brookfield. He died on June 19, 1993 in Perranarworthal, Cornwall. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2005 To the Ends of the Earth (TV Mini-Series) (adapted from the trilogy by - 3 episodes)
- Fire Down Below (2005) ... (adapted from the trilogy by)
- Close Quarters (2005) ... (adapted from the trilogy by)
- Rites of Passage (2005) ... (adapted from the trilogy by)
 1990 Lord of the Flies (novel - as Sir William Golding)
 1975 Alkitrang dugo (inspired by - novel "Lord of the Flies")
 1963 Lord of the Flies (novel)
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 2012 Arena (TV Series documentary)
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- The Dreams of William Golding (2012) ... Himself

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Poetry book: "Poems" See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir William Golding
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Personal Quote:

Man produces evil as a bee produces honey.

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A former English teacher at Bishop Wordsworth school in Salisbury, UK, Golding's first novel, "Lord of the Flies," was published by Faber in 1954 after being rejected by more than ten publishing houses. Quit his teaching job in 1962 in order to write full-time. See more »

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Virgo

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