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William Golding

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Full Name: William Golding
Born: September 19, 1911
St. Columb Minor, Cornwall, The United Kingdom
Died: June 19, 1993
Nationality: British


Sir William Gerald Golding was a British novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his 1954 novel Lord of the Flies. He was awarded the Booker Prize for literature in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book of the trilogy To The Ends Of The Earth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983 and was knighted in 1988.

In 2008, The Times ranked Golding third on their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

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