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Darkness Visible: A Novel (FSG Classics) (Paperback)

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By William Golding, A.S. Byatt (Introduction by)
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A reissue of the tour de force by the Nobel laureate that is "a vision of elemental reality so vivid we seem to hallucinate the scenes" (The New York Times Book Review). It opens during the London blitz, when a naked child steps out of an all-consuming fire; that child, Matty, becomes a wanderer and a seeker. Two more lost children await him, twins as exquisite as they are loveless. In a final conflagration, William Golding's book lights up both the inner and outer darknesses of our time.

About the Author

William Golding (1911-93) was born in Cornwall, England. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954 and became an international bestseller. In 1983, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780374530518
ISBN-10: 0374530513
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: May 15th, 2007
Pages: 280
Language: English
Series: FSG Classics