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Lord of the Flies

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11 years, 2 months ago at Nov 23 22:20
Un libro che gioca abilmente sulla fragilità e la mutabilità del temibile animo umano, il cui feroce istinto primordiale finisce per prendere ineluttabilmente il sopravvento, soprattutto in situazioni in cui la cosiddetta "civiltà" artificiale costruita (e costituita!) dagli individui appare come un lontano, irraggiungibile miraggio. Anche nei bambini, stereotipo dell'innocenza per antonomasia,... read more

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10 years, 11 months ago at Feb 19 11:09
Sucks to you ass-mar!

Seriously though, I think this book gets a bit of a harsh rap because we were all forced to read it in high school. Not as bad without the aid of an insipid English teacher.
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Manufacturer: Perigee Books
Release date: 17 September 1954
ISBN-10 : 0399501487 | ISBN-13: 9780399501487
Tags: Fiction (9), Children (5), Murder (4), Novel (3), Competition (3), 1950s (3), Dystopia (3), Leadership (3), Drama (3), Death (3), Evil (3), Island (2), Anarchy (2), Betrayal (2), Envy (2), 1950's (2), English Literature (2), Friendship (2), Adventure (2)
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"Interesting allegory regarding human behavior, although it is a bit truncated at times."


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"I found some parts to be boring, but the overall book does deserve most of the praise and reputation it has."


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