Ready Reference Treatise: Lord of the Flies
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Chapter One: Introduction
Lord of the Flies by William Golding revolves around the theme of human nature: individual welfare versus the common good. This book by this Nobel Prize winning British author is regarded as one of the all time best novels in English language.
The book was published in 19554 and it was the first novel written by William Golding. When it was published, it did not get much success and less than 3000 copies were sold in the United States during 1955. Soon the book gained popularity and it became a best seller.