Lord of the Flies
by William Golding
In BriefAfter a plane crash, a group of British schoolboys are stranded without adults on a deserted island. They try to form an ordered society and work together to survive. But gradually order collapses, and they are forced to confront the evil inside themselves.
Why you should read itListed by TIME magazine as one of the 100 top English language novels since 1923, Lord of the Flies is a modern classic that gives a frightening insight into the human capacity for savagery and evil.