Lord-of-the-flies



noun
1.
a novel (1954) by William Golding.
noun
1.
a name for Beelzebub

(1954) A dark, allegorical novel by the British writer William Golding about a group of boys stranded on a desert island. Despite their attempts to establish a civilized democratic society, the boys eventually revert to totalitarianism and primitive savagery. Golding won the 1983 Nobel Prize for literature.

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