Golding, Lord of the Flies, 1954
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
From the Library of Christian Heuer
Lord of the Flies. Faber and Faber, 1954
8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, publisher's red cloth, spine titled in white, DUST-JACKET, previous ownership inscription to front free endpaper, minor chipping and fading to dust-jacket particularly at spine,
"Lord of the Flies is not an examination of the idiosyncratic nature of a group of young English boys, but of the essential nature of humanity itself, its predisposition to violence and cruelty when removed from the restraining influences of civilization..." (Kevin McCarron, Oxford DNB)
Gekoski & Grogan A2(a)
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