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Author QuotedWilliam Golding
Title QuotedLord of the Fliles
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/12/05
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1954
QuotationI had a somewhat fearsome night after reading The Lord of the Flies. This a hangover from my cenobitic after-dinner flight into light reading (which is all right, I do not despise it). So many good books around and in the woodshed after dinner.
JournalDancing in the Water of Life: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 5, 1963-1965.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1997, p. 175
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