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Ancient Egypt

The title story of The Scorpion God is set in Ancient Egypt and features the custom of the mummification of pharaohs. In his introduction to the new […]

BBC Adaptation: To the Ends of the Earth

In 2005 the BBC produced a mini-series adaptation of Golding’s A Sea Trilogy, called To the Ends of the Earth. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Edmund Talbot, […]

Anticrates

In The Double Tongue, Anticrates is Arieka’s father. He is a rich man who owns at least a mile of land near Delphi, which will […]

Maurice

Maurice – ‘broad and grinning all the time’ at the beginning of Lord of the Flies  – is a member of Jack’s choir and then his group […]

Salisbury Cathedral

Building work on Salisbury Cathedral began in the 1200s, and the tower and magnificent spire were completed in the 1330s. Golding taught at Bishop Wordworth’s […]

Roger

Roger is a member of Jack’s choir and is described as ‘a slight furtive boy whom no one knew, who kept to himself with an […]

The conch

Support available for students currently studying at home. Click here to send us your questions. Piggy and Ralph find the conch shell just after the […]

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