William Golding

British novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate

1911   -   1993

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
educated at: Brasenose College
occupation: writer, poet, novelist, screenwriter, science fiction writer
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Man Booker Prize, Commander of the Order of the British Empire
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Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his novel Lord of the Flies, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature and was awarded the Booker Prize for fiction in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of the Earth. Golding was knighted in 1988. He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In 2008, The Times ranked Golding third on their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".Brasenose College, Oxford offers a non-stipendiary William Golding Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
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works

16

Free Fall

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1959

Lord of the Flies

1954 novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1954

Darkness Visible

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1979

The Inheritors

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1955

The Paper Men

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1984

The Double Tongue

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1995

Rites of Passage

book by William Golding

author: William Golding

1980

The Pyramid

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1967

Pincher Martin

novel by William Golding

author: William Golding

1956

Close Quarters

book by William Golding

author: William Golding

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