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The Inheritors (with an Introduction by John Carey)

William Golding

A classic novel from the author of The Lord of the Flies

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571329090
Date Published
17.09.2015
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Summary

‘An astonishing and original tour de force … Golding is a genius.’ Daily Telegraph

When the spring came the people – what was left of them – moved back by the old paths from the sea. But this year strange things were happening, terrifying things that had never happened before. Inexplicable sounds and smells; new, unimaginable creatures half glimpsed through the leaves. What the people didn’t, and perhaps never would, know, was that the day of their people was already over.

From the author of Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors is a startling recreation of the lost world of the Neanderthals, and a frightening vision of the beginnings of a new age.

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William Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential writers of modern times. Lord of the Flies, his first novel, has been read by millions, translated into more than forty-five languages, and adapted for screen and stage drama. He drew on his own experience as a teacher and his service in the…

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