Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel by Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding. It discusses how culture created by man fails, using as an example a group of British schoolboys stuck on a deserted island who try to govern themselves, but with disastrous results.

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Stephen King

  • Date: September 21, 1947
  • Type: Person
This Person is referred to by Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
In interviews, Stephen King has said that the castle rock from Lord of the Flies is the inspiration for his fictional town, Castle Rock, which is used in dozens of his stories and novels.
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Cujo
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This Book refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding

Naked
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This Book refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
David recalls the other boys in school who he identified as being homosexuals. He describes them as the boys who would eagerly raise their hand in class when the teacher asked for a volunteer to read an excerpt from books like 'Lord of the Flies' and 'The Yearling'. (p. 85)

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Veronica Mars:
Season:  3  / Episode:  8 
Lord of the Pi's

This Television Episode parodies Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
The title of this episode is a parody of the book title, 'Lord of the Flies'.

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Lost:
Season:  1  / Episode:  17 
...In Translation

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Sawyer tells Jin that everyone has gone "Lord of the Flies" meaning that they've gone savage.

The Simpsons:
Season:  9  / Episode:  14 
Das Bus

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Most of the episode's plot, namely a group of children trapped on an island, is a reference to William Golding's 1954 novel Lord of the Flies.

Two and a Half Men:
Season:  2  / Episode:  10 
The Salmon Under My Sweater

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Jake has to read, and write a book report on The Lord of the Flies, but he would much rather procrastinate.

The Simpsons:
Season:  2  / Episode:  21 
Three Men and a Comic Book

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
When Martin makes a squealing noise while falling in the treehouse, Bart calls him "Piggy" and threatens to stuff an apple into his mouth, resembling a similar quote from the 1954 book The Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

Orange is the New Black:
Season:  4  / Episode:  13 
Toast Can't Never Be Bread Again

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Suzanne lies on her bed with a pile of books on her chest, saying she wants to know what it feels like to not be able to breathe. One of the books in the pile is 'Lord of the Flies'. Later in the episode, Red's snoring bunkmate, Dwight, is shown reading this book.

Family Guy:
Season:  9  / Episode:  13 
Trading Places

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Chris complains to Peter's boss (now Chris' boss, since the kids and parents have switched places for a week) that high school is like the book 'Lord of the Flies'

Lost:
Season:  2  / Episode:  9 
What Kate Did

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Charlie makes a reference to this book

The Newsroom:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Willie Pete

This Television Episode refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
This is said to be the male equivalent of "Mean Girls" and "Heathers".

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The Golden Age of Knowhere
performed by Funeral Party

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This Album refers to Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
Lead singer, Chad Elliot, has said that the title of this album was inspired by Lord of the Flies.

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Island

This Movie is inspired by Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
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Lord of the Flies

This Movie is based on Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
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Lord of the Flies

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This Movie is based on Lord of the Flies written by William Golding
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