19 september 1911
- 19 juni 1993
When William Golding born on September 19, 1911 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983, the Nobel Foundation cited:
"...his novels which, with the perspicuity of realistic narrative art and the diversity and universality of myth, illuminate the human condition in the world of today".
Those novels are relatively few in number - twelve. Golding also wrote plays, many essays and reviews, several short stories, some poems, and a travel book about Egypt. He left at...