William Golding

  • Early Life

  • Education

  • Education

  • Teaching

  • Career and Later Years

    In 1939, Golding began teaching English and philosophy in Salisbury at Bishop Wordsworth's School. That same year, he married Ann Brook field, with whom he had two children. With the exception of five years he spent in the Royal Navy during World War II, he remained in the teaching position until 1961 when he left Bishop Wordsworth's School to write full time.
  • Career and Later Years

  • Golding's Novels

  • Golding's Novels

  • Royal Navy

  • Lord of the Flies

  • Other work and Honors and Awards

  • After Lord of the Flies

  • Death and Legacy