First major biography of William Golding published this autumn

Coming soon - the first Folio edition of Lord of the Flies

This September sees the publication of a new biography of William Golding by John Carey, Emeritus Professor of English at Oxford University. It is the first ever biography of the Nobel Prize-winning author to be published, and will draw on previously unpublished works and Golding’s journals. Professor Carey will give a talk on William Golding at the British Library on 29 September and take part in a discussion with BBC presenter Mark Lawson. Details are available here.

A Folio Society edition of Golding’s masterpiece Lord of the Flies will be published in December, and will include an introduction by novelist Ian McEwan and illustrations by the American artist Sam Weber.

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