Definition of Golding, Sir William in English:

Golding, Sir William

proper noun

  • (1911–93), English novelist; full name Sir William Gerald Golding. He achieved literary success with his first novel, "Lord of the Flies" (1954), about boys stranded on a desert island who revert to savagery. Other notable works: "Rites of Passage" (Booker Prize, 1980). Nobel Prize for Literature (1983).


Golding, Sir William