- (1911–93), English novelist; full name Sir William Gerald Golding. He achieved literary success with his first novel, Lord of the Flies (1954), about boys stranded on a desert island who revert to savagery. Other notable works: Rites of Passage (Booker Prize, 1980). Nobel Prize for Literature (1983).
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