The Children of Lovers
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The Nobel Prizewinning author of Lord of the Flies was a famously acute observer of children. What was it like to be his daughter? In this frank and engaging family memoir, Judy Golding recalls growing up with this brilliant, loving and sometimes difficult parent through the years that saw his transformation from an impecunious schoolteacher to a bestselling novelist. Looking back on their warm, humorous and volatile family life, she sheds light on the internal conflicts that fuelled Golding's writing.