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#023 Lord Of The Flies, William Golding

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Release Date: 09/23/2016

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After a bit of a hiatus it's back. The book boys, the literature lads, the canon kids, the prose prats; whatever they decide to call themselves for their own amusement, Ryan and Callum have returned for another dose of literature's finest.

And did you know that The Lord of the Flies is supposed to like, y'know, MEAN something? Well it's news to these two, as they've been forced to arm themselves with the deconstructive nuances of a GCSE student to blow this baby wide open. They'll be talking parodies, characters, motifs and plot holes, while throwing in the usual context and facts to satisfy your brain-expanding desires. Ah yes, it's good to be with you again.