By John Carey
William Golding used to be born in 1911 and proficient at his neighborhood grammar college and Brasenose university, Oxford. He released a quantity of poems in 1934 and through the struggle served within the Royal military. Afterwards he lower back to being a schoolmaster in Salisbury. Lord of the Flies, his first novel, used to be a right away good fortune, and was once via a chain of outstanding novels, together with The Inheritors, Pincher Martin and The Spire. He received the Booker Prize for Rites of Passage in 1980, used to be presented the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983, and was once knighted in 1988. He died in 1993.