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The Inheritors Paperback – September 25, 1963

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Born in Cornwall, England, William Golding started writing at the age of seven. Though he studied natural sciences at Oxford to please his parents, he also studied English and published his first book, a collection of poems, before finishing college. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, participating in the Normandy invasion. Golding's other novels include Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors, The Spire, Rites of Passage (Booker Prize), and The Double Tongue.
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Harvest Books; First edition (September 25, 1963)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 233 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0156443791
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0156443791
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 890L
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8.2 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 0.75 x 5.25 x 7.75 inches
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Born in Cornwall, England, William Golding started writing at the age of seven. Though he studied natural sciences at Oxford to please his parents, he also studied English and published his first book, a collection of poems, before finishing college. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, participating in the Normandy invasion. Golding's other novels include Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors, The Free Fall, Pincher Martin, The Double Tongue, and Rites of Passage, which won the Booker Prize.

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