Today in history: Honest Abe gets carved in stone
In 1944, during World War II, Allied paratroopers launched Operation Market Garden, landing behind German lines in the Netherlands. (After initial success, the Allies were beaten back by the Germans.) In 1954, the novel “Lord of the Flies” by William ...
William Golding Flies classic holds true 60 years on
It's 60 years this month since the publication of William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies. To mark the anniversary his family are giving his literary archive on loan to the University of Exeter - including the very different original version of his ...
Young Stars of The Maze Runner Bring Dystopian Tale to Life
Miami New Times
The portrayal of these scared, lost boys, however, is what makes this film stand out among the others. Much like William Golding's The Lord of the Flies, which served as an inspiration for Dashner, the entire story line is anchored by teens. No adults ...
'Lord of the Flies' meets 'Big Brother' in the new Fox reality show 'Utopia'
Like the popular William Golding book, which centers around a group of young British schoolboys who become stuck on an deserted island and try to govern themselves with lackluster results, the show starts the cast off with no societal structure.