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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

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Her bows [were] hauled up and held by two ratings. In the stern-sheets another rating held a sub-machine gun. (12. 211)

With the arrival of the British Navy, the boys begin their return to the civilized world. Ironically, this “civilized” world is no less violent than the one the boys have been living in on the island.

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