Definition of Golding, Sir William in English:

Golding, Sir William

proper noun

  • (1911–93), English novelist; full name Sir William Gerald Golding. His first novel, "Lord of the Flies" (1954), told of boys stranded on a desert island who revert to savagery. Other notable works: "Rites of Passage" (1980) and "Fire Down Below" (1989). Nobel Prize for Literature (1983)

Pronunciation

Golding, Sir William

/ˈɡōldiNG/