Life of William Golding

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In History
  • Birth-date

    Birth-date
    He was born in Saint Columb Minor, Cornwall, England
  • Wrote his first novel

    Wrote his first novel
    He first attempted to write his first novel at the age of 12.
  • Published his first work

    Published his first work
    He published his first work called "Book of Poetry"
  • Started Teaching

    Started Teaching
    He started teaching English and Philosophy in Salisbury.
  • Married

    Married
    He married his wife, Ann Brookfield.
  • Joined the Navy

    Joined the Navy
    He left teaching to join the navy.
  • Went back to teaching

    Went back to teaching
    After the war ended, He went back to teaching.
  • Published his first book

    Published his first book
    After 21 rejections, He published his first and most acclaimed novel
  • Retired

    Retired
    He retired from teaching.
  • Received the Novel Prize

    Received the Novel Prize
    He received the novel prize for literature.
  • A film was released

    A film was released
    A film of "Lord of the Flies" was released.
  • Death-date

    Death-date
    He died on June, 19 of a heart attack.