William Golding

Lord of the Flies

originally published:
London : Faber & Faber

The first edition, image courtesy of a private collector.


  • First Book(1954)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(041)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 9/19/1911
died: 6/19/1993
born as: William Gerald Golding
nationality: Great Britain

English novelist who in 1983 won the Nobel Prize for Literature for his parables of the human condition. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature


We offered this inscribed copy of the first edition in our List 31.
We offered this first American edition in 2001.