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A MOVING TARGET

Golding, William

ISBN 10: 0571133592 / ISBN 13: 9780571133598
Editorial: Faber & Faber, London, 1984
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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214 pages. White lettering on a black background on the spine. White lettering with a picture of William Golding on the front cover. Corners are creased, edges are lightly shelf worn. Spine is uncreased. A very good copy of this collection of essays, signed by William Golding on the title page. Size: 5 x 7.75. N° de ref. de la librería 006110

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Título: A MOVING TARGET

Editorial: Faber & Faber, London

Año de publicación: 1984

Encuadernación: Trade Paperback

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Signed

Edición: First Thus.

Tipo de libro: Collected Essays, Literature

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William Golding was born in Cornwall in 1911 and was educated at Marlborough Grammar School and at Brasenose College, Oxford. Before he became a schoolmaster he was an actor, a lecturer, a small-boat sailor and a musician. A now rare volume, Poems, appeared in 1934. In 1940 he joined the Royal Navy and saw action against battleships, and also took part in the pursuit of the Bismarck. He finished the war as a Lieutenant in command of a rocket ship, which was off the French coast for the D-Day invasion, and later at the island of Walcheren. After the war he returned to Bishop Wordsworth's School in Salisbury and was there when his first novel, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954. He gave up teaching in 1961. Lord of the Flies was filmed by Peter Brook in 1963. Golding listed his hobbies as music, chess, sailing, archaeology and classical Greek (which he taught himself). Many of these subjects appear in his essay collections The Hot Gates and A Moving Target. He won the Booker Prize for his novel Rites of Passage in 1980, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983. He was knighted in 1988. He died at his home in the summer of 1993. The Double Tongue, a novel left in draft at his death, was published in June 1995.

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