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ISBN: 0307281701 / ISBN-13: 9780307281708

Lord of the Flies

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"A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they ... Show synopsis

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Reviews of Lord of the Flies

Overall customer rating: 4.572
Edd78

Non native language review

by Edd78 on Oct 1, 2009

Once again I picked up this book to complete my education about classic novel. I'm pretty much fluent in "modern" English, but I have to say that reading that novel was particular hard with my non-native English, and it made a less enjoyable read (I'm writing this as a warning to other ESL readers). ... More

carriej

High School Mandatory Read that I LOVED

by carriej on Aug 25, 2009

When I was in high school - my Honor's program made us read particular books over the summer months & during the year. I was SO not interested in reading back then. I would do anything I could to prevent reading Jane Eyre, The Old Man & The Sea, etc.... but this book - this is probably the book that ... More

Jame

Superb!

by Jame on Jun 15, 2009

A classic allegory, this book portrays the struggle between the instincts of morality and savagery that rages within every human being. When a plane carrying a group of English school boys crashes on an uninhabited island, the boys, free of adults, must decide how to survive. At its basest at battle ... More

Coyotemaggie

Good the second time around too

by Coyotemaggie on Aug 9, 2007

Required reading in high school but taking the incredible journey again as an adult was just a rewarding More

mallorysusan

Not about cannibalism

by mallorysusan on May 22, 2007

I remember hearing that this book was about little boys who were cannibals. I was instantly turned off. Of course, this was assigned in my senior English class. It was an easy read, especially when compared to the other books we had to read (Frankenstein, Crime and Punishment, Hamlet). It's easy to ... More

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