Sam and Eric, who quickly become known as ‘Samneric’, are identical twins, and completely inseparable.
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Support available for students and teachers currently working at home. Click here. Simon is the most mysterious character in Lord of the Flies. He is first […]
William Golding reads from the end of Lord of the Flies Chapter 9: A View to A Death. He comments that the book ‘was written […]
This film introduces Golding’s 1964 novel The Spire.
This film provides an introduction to William Golding, his life and books.
This is a bibliography for critical work on William Golding, 1990–1999.
The Lord of the Flies appears in Chapter Eight. Jack and his hunters kill a sow and decide to leave an offering for the beast. […]
In Free Fall, Sammy Mountjoy meets Taffy at a meeting for the Communist Party in the late 1930s. Despite being engaged to Beatrice Ifor, Sammy is […]
The little Oa is a tree root carried by Liku in The Inheritors.
Pincher Martin Stranded on a rock in the middle of the Atlantic, Christopher Martin suffers from insomnia. Sleep represents both comfort and fear to Martin: […]
‘Clonk Clonk’ (From The Scorpion God) Typically in literature, the moon is associated with women, which makes it an important symbol in ‘Clonk Clonk’.