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Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Riku Sayuj - Goodreads

This tends to me among the top five books I recommend to anyone who cares to ask. Questioning and undermining Rousseau's 'noble savage' was one of its essential goals (as Alan mentions below), hence ... Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Emily May - Goodreads

Kids are evil. Don't you know? I've just finished rereading this book for my book club but, to be honest, I've liked it ever since my class were made to read it in high school. Overall, Lord of the ... Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

I remain convinced to this day that The Lord of the Flies as a controversial classic is one of those books that depends upon how you read it. I think that at the surface it appears to be a text which ... Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Shayantani Das - Goodreads

Rating: 3.5 A group of British boys get stranded on an island after their plane crashes. At first, the kids revel in their freedom, and lack of an authority figure. But slowly, these well educated ... Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I was tempted to give this five stars, since in so many ways it strikes me as the kind of masterpiece, like Heart of Darkness, that I imagine will retain its horror and readability for centuries. The ... Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Nora - Goodreads

I read this book a long time ago, long enough to where I barely remembered anything past the basic premise. So I picked it up again, only to wish I hadn't. There's a reason why they teach this book in ... Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - Marka - Goodreads

I HATE THIS BOOK!!! Read full review

Review: Lord of the Flies

User Review  - David - Goodreads

I just don't buy it. This book is famous for unmasking what brutes we are, just under the surface, but, well, for all the hype, it just isn't convincing. People--even teenage boys--just aren't as ... Read full review


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