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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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Known For

Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies
Alkitrang dugo
Island Writer


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 2013/I Island (based on the novel "Lord of the Flies" by)
 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")
 1971 Rézpillangó (TV Movie) (as W. Golding)
 1963 Lord of the Flies (novel)
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 1959 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
- Scottish Painters (1959) ... Himself
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 2012 Arena (TV Series documentary)
- The Dreams of William Golding (2012) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Pincher Martin" (aka "The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin") See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir William Golding | W. Golding

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Personal Quote:

Man produces evil as a bee produces honey.


Educated at Marlbrough Grammar Scool (1921-1930) and Brasenose College, Oxford (1930-1934). See more »

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