William Golding

William Gerald Golding (1911 - 1993)

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Sir William Gerald Golding
Born in Newquay, Cornwall, England, United Kingdommap
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Died in Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Nov 2014 | Last significant change: 3 Dec 2018
21:46: Colleen (Rodgers) Bake edited the Biography for William Gerald Golding (1911-1993). (remove category, american novelists) [Thank Colleen for this]
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William Golding was a son of Alec Golding and Mildred Curnoe. He married Ann Brookfield in 1939, and they raised two children. He was an English novelist, playwright, and poet who won a Nobel Prize in Literature for his work. His best known novel was Lord of the Flies.


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On 30 Jan 2017 at 00:29 GMT Jill (Turkington) Lee wrote:

It seems to me that this profile belongs in the Notables category.

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