Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Chapter Summaries

This section has summaries of every chapter. They include the main action of the chapter and comments about how Golding builds the action and weaves into it the meaning of the novel. These summaries should not be used as substitutes for reading the novel.

» Chapter 1 - The Sound of the Shell
» Chapter 2 - Fire on the Mountain
» Chapter 3 - Huts on the Beach
» Chapter 4 - Painted Faces and Long Hair
» Chapter 5 - Beast From Water
» Chapter 6 - Beast From Air
» Chapter 7 - Shadows and Tall Trees
» Chapter 8 - Gift for the Darkness
» Chapter 9 - A View to a Death
» Chapter 10 - The Shell and the Glasses
» Chapter 11 - Castle Rock
» Chapter 12 - Cry of the Hunters

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