The Pyramid

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Oct 1, 1968 - Fiction - 183 pages
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Set in the superficially placid English village of Stillbourne, The Pyramid represents three episodes in the life of Oliver-as a schoolboy, an undergraduate, and a mature young man. A compelling tale about Oliver's increasing awareness of the deeper meanings of the relationships and events of his youth.

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User Review  - Schuyler - Goodreads

This book, as small as it is, took me a long time to read. At points (especially in the second of the three interlocking 'novellas') the story was too slow and the narrative was not particularly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

I was disappointed with this one, having really loved Lord of the Flies and the Double Tongue. It came across as quite biographical and I felt quite uncomfortable about his relationship with Evie, with her character never really fully explored/explained. Read full review


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About the author (1968)

Born in Cornwall, England, William Golding started writing at the age of seven. Though he studied natural sciences at Oxford to please his parents, he also studied English and published his first book, a collection of poems, before finishing college. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, participating in the Normandy invasion. Golding's other novels include Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors, The Spire, Rites of Passage (Booker Prize), and The Double Tongue.

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