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Jul 30, 2021
Lord of the Flies is a bit on the dark side but is an incredibly well-written novel that explores the concept of nature vs civilization. It begins with a group of British school boys who crash on a deserted island. They try to develop…
Jul 28, 2021serenali5267 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Lord of the Flies is a great book for high school students to read and analyze, it contains a lot of clever wording and detail describing scenes. Readers can easily picture what’s going on, and feel immersive. To fully understand the…
Jul 24, 2021veerandarora rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Written by author William Golding, “Lord of the Flies” tells a unique story about a group of young schoolboys. After becoming stranded on an island as the result of a plane crash, the boys are forced to try and achieve order themselves.…
Jul 22, 2021Chun-Hung H Liu rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
About: Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, is a book about a group of British schoolboys trying to survive on an exotic island after their plane was shot down by a nuclear bomb. These boys are in a variety of different age ranges and…
Jul 21, 2021BPLTeenVolunteers rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
As Lord of the Flies is a classic, I am hesitant to say that I found it to be nothing special. It has an interesting concept -- revealing humans’ darker nature through stranded schoolboys -- but it wasn’t that impactful for me. Perhaps if…
Jul 07, 2021PHejazian rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A group of schoolboys is stranded on an island. Here, the ultimate struggle for power, control, and survival tests their commitment to civilization’s laws. Relationships deteriorate and competition rises, particularly between two boys, to…
Jul 02, 2021lishahe05 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
“Lord of the Flies” by William Golding discusses the theme of human nature through the story of a group of kids, ages 13 and under, who are stranded on an unknown island during a fictional war after their plane crashes. Stuck there with no…
Jul 01, 2021kyang_91 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A plane of English boys crashes upon an unhabituated island, in which they must learn how to cooperate and fend for themselves without the usual assistance of authority and adults. The protagonist Ralph attempts to establish order within…
Jun 29, 2021
The Lord of the Flies has always been one of my favorite books. One of the main themes of the book is the concept of civilization against savagery, since the novel's main focus is a group of boys stranded on an island. Golding does an…
Jun 24, 2021Yokizuka rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
If you think you know what being a savage is, you will think twice after reading ‘Lord of the Flies’. One day, during a war, young English boys crash landed on a lone island in the middle of the sea, with no adults. In order to get…
Jun 24, 2021leejuliet rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
The Lord of the Flies, an allegorical novel by William Golding, presents young children in the midst of a stranded island and the absence of an adult figure. The boys started by comforting each other, explaining that they can simply have…
May 06, 2021
there were not enough lords of flies. misleading title.
May 02, 2021
A group of privileged young boys lands on an island with no adults in sight. At first, it seems surreal. No adults, no rules, no regulations. The island was theirs to rule, and they could do whatever they wanted. However, it was soon…
Apr 30, 2021
The novel Lord of the Flies is such a classic. I read it my freshman year and while the novel to me was shocking, I couldn’t stop reading it. The characters themselves such as Piggy, Jack, and Ralph seem so real. Golding did an amazing job…
Apr 27, 2021occasional_bookworm rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, a group of schoolboys get stranded on an uninhabited island and have to learn how to work together to survive and get rescued. With no adult supervision, the boys initially view this as…
Apr 21, 2021
The Lord of the Flies takes place on a remote island, where stranded students turn against each other as well as the environment as they turn from civilization to savagery. While reading the book, I was most intrigued by tracing the…
Apr 01, 2021r__shei rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I liked the imagery in this book, which it contains a lot of. I liked the imagery because it really allows the reader to imagine themselves in the book and provides a deeper connection to the book. I also think the concept/plot of the book…
Mar 26, 2021GF_GS_GH_ rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I strongly suggest readers to read this because, it's shows us how society can be like, if we don't make a strong foundation in our world. It also shows us how the world can be destroyed easily if we don't agree on most thins and how that…
Mar 23, 2021jessegabriel rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Lord of the Flies, is in my opinion, key in understanding psychology and the darkness shadowing over humanity. Don't take these pages for granted, they are important.
Mar 22, 2021
Lord of the Flies tells the story of a group of boys who try to survive on an island long enough until someone can rescue them. The boys quickly establish rules and pick Ralph as their leader. The former choir kids become hunters and…
Feb 26, 2021
When a plane crashes on an uninhabited island, a handful of young schoolboys survive the crash. At first, the boys are glad as they have no adult supervision and have absolute freedom. But soon, the boys establish a system and focus on…
Feb 03, 2021woahitsandrew rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Written by author William Golding in 1954, Lord of the Flies follows a young group of British schoolboys as their plane crashes onto an uninhabited island. The book follows the boys’ disastrous attempts to achieve order and govern amongst…
Jan 15, 2021nityarjnd rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a book about abandoned children on an island after surviving a plane crash, and is overall an analogy on how people created society for themselves, as the children in the book create their own…
Nov 25, 2020RR_6 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Lord of the Flies is an amazing book about a group of young boys who have been stranded on a desolate, deserted island and must adapt to their new environment. The book has a slow ascending to the climax where the idea of savagery and…
Oct 07, 2020
at times, disturbing