Written by William Golding in 1954
Lord of the Flies is a classic novel by William Golding that tells the story of a group of British schoolboys who become stranded on an uninhabited island and must fend for themselves. As they struggle to survive, the boys begin to form their own society, but their attempts at civilization are undermined by their own inherent human nature, leading to a descent into savagery and violence. The novel is a powerful allegory for the dangers of groupthink and the fragility of human civilization. It has been widely acclaimed for its examination of the darker aspects of human nature, and its complex themes of power, morality, and the struggle between civilization and savagery. Lord of the Flies remains a must-read for anyone interested in literature, philosophy, or human behavior.
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