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User Review  - jclarkd - LibraryThing

I didn't really like it. It just fell short of my expectations, and in my opinion, there's way better books to study in school. I also found his writing to be dry and the plot was iffy. Read full review

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User Review  - elliepotten - LibraryThing

I've had this on my bookshelves since I was a young teen, so it was about time I read it really. Unfortunately for such a highly anticipated read, I wasn't as blown away by it as I'd hoped. I wanted a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stormydawnc - LibraryThing

Somehow, I managed to graduated high school AND college(with an English degree!) without ever reading this book, so I decided to remedy it. I get why this book is so popular to discuss in classes ... Read full review

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User Review  - es135 - LibraryThing

I'm not really sure why I didn't respond to this novel. The story is a warning against society that just didn't work for me. Perhaps you will feel differently since this is a classic. Read full review

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User Review  - SoonerCatholic - LibraryThing

The book is set on a tropical island on which a group of boys are stranded, they try to build a society, but the lack strong leadership. A group of boys are stranded on an island. The elect a leader ... Read full review

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User Review  - melopher - LibraryThing

Not my type of book at all--too moralistic and heavy-handed for my taste. For example: "Roger's arm was conditioned by a civilization that knew nothing of him and was in ruins." There just isn't any ... Read full review

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User Review  - esoldra - LibraryThing

There is one sin in regards to this book and that is that for so many years now it has been placed on GCSE curriculums. It was on mine over ten years ago and back then it was outdated to me. I endured ... Read full review

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User Review  - HankIII - LibraryThing

A disclaimer: it wasn't my idea to read this book; a colleague selected this book as part of our students' summer reading program.If there was a time in my life that I liked this book, it must have ... Read full review

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User Review  - LAHoffman - LibraryThing

Wanted to like it and tried to like, but I didn't. I listened to version that the author read, and I didn't enjoy his narration. Read full review

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User Review  - CynDaVaz - LibraryThing

This was yet another of those mandatory readings in high school/college. Not the worst book I ever had to endure, but I'm not a fan. Read full review


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