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Sir William Golding

SIR WILLIAM GOLDING d1993. British novelist, poet, playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature laureate best known for his classic novel "Lord Of The Flies" first published in September 1954. He served in The Royal Navy during WW2 and was briefly involved in the pursuit and sinking of the mighty German Battleship The Bismarck before returning to writing. He won The Booker Prize for literature in 1980 for his novel Rites Of Passage. He died of heart failure aged 81 in 1993 in Cornwall. In 2008, The Times ranked him third on their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".


Sir William Golding

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A cutting from the conclusion of a March 1963 letter, clearly signed in ballpoint by William Golding.  

Double mounted for fine display with the embossed address (Salisbury) from the letterhead / photograph and a Lord Of The Flies book cover.


AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.


13x9in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed


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