Quotes by William Golding

About William Golding:


Sir William Gerald Golding was an English novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his novel Lord of the Flies, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature, and was also awarded the Booker Prize for literature in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of the Earth.

Author Bio


  • NameWilliam Golding
  • DescriptionBritish novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate
  • BornSeptember 19, 1911
  • DiedJune 19, 1993
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Poet; Novelist
  • WorksLord Of The Flies
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Literature; James Tait Black Memorial Prize