William golding

The Life and Career of William Golding

  • Day William Golding was Born

  • William Golding started teaching English and philosophy in Salisbury

  • Inspiration for Lord of the Flies

  • Joined the Royal Navy

  • Went back to teaching and writing

    After war was over
  • First Published version of 'Lord of the Flies'

    21 Rejections later
  • Retired from teaching

  • Nobel piece prize in literature

  • Knighted by England’s Queen Elizabeth II

  • Death of William Golding