Lord of the Flies: Review and Summary Notes

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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Lord of the Flies


What if “Lord of the Flies” actually happened? In real life, six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months in the Tonga Archipelago, and successfully cooperated to maintain a food garden, gym, badminton court, chicken pens, and a permanent fire.

When a group of schoolboys were marooned on an island in 1965, it turned out very differently from William Golding’s bestseller, writes Rutger Bregman.

You were probably forced to read this book in school, so I have no comments here other than to highlight the above story.

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