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GOLDING, Sir William (1911-1993). Novelist.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 1 page 4to, on embossed writing paper of Essle Traton, Bower Chalke, Salisbury, 1 October 1974. Suggesting that a library would provide complete details [of his works], and revealing that his own favourite is The Inheritors.

The Inheritors was written while Golding was still teaching, taking only twenty-eight days to complete. It tells of the extinction of a peace-loving Neanderthal tribe by the more sophisticated group of homo sapiens.
[No: 26127]


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