William Golding

Lord of the Flies


Early Life

Born on September 19,1911

His Mothers name was Mildred Golding who was a women's voting's rights activist.

His Fathers name was Alex Golding who was a school principle.

He was born in Saint Columb Cornwall.

Interesting Facts

He described his younger self as a bully and or a brat. Also he went to the school his dad was running which was called Marlborough grammar school.

How did the auther become inspired to write?

He as a young child was interested in literature and when he went to serve in WWII he gained ambition to pursue his literary career.