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William Golding was born on September 19, 1911, in Cornwall England. His mother worked as a suffragette and his father was a schoolteacher. He was educated at the Marlborough Grammar School and at Brasemore College, in Oxford. Golding followed the path of English literature after he gave up his studies in science. He studies poetry and theater and was a grammar teacher at Bishop Wordsworth School in Salisbury, at the time that World War II started. His first and most famous novel, Lord of the Flies, was about the evil and savageness that is inside every human being and it also showed the impact the war had on Golding. Some of his other books included The Inheritors, 1955; Pincher Martin, 1956; Free Fall, 1959; The Spire, 1964; The Pyramid, 1967; Darkness Visible, 1979, Rites of Passage, 1980 (Booker Prize); The Paper Men, 1984; Close Quarters, 1987; Fire Down Below, 1989. His essays include "The Hot Gates", 1965, and...

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