Louis,1895–1958, English novelist and essayist.
William Gerald,1911–1993, British novelist: Nobel Prize 1983. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • They could not—the final decision was made half an hour before the announcement—and Golding won for Rites of Passage.

  • Golding had a particular "inner bewilderment" about Darkness Visible.

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Sir William (Gerald). 1911–93, English novelist noted for his allegories of man's proclivity for evil. His novels include Lord of the Flies (1954), Darkness Visible (1979), Rites of Passage (1980), Close Quarters (1987), and Fire Down Below (1989). Nobel prize for literature 1983
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