Lord of the Flies is a modern classic, and a popular one to read at school. It was once the set text for the Cambridge Advanced Exam, which makes it an even better book to help improve your English! Whether you’ve read it in your own language or not, it’s a good one to try in English.
Lord of the Flies begins with a plane crash which leaves a group of boys marooned on an island. Alone on the island, they elect a leader and create their own society. Things go horribly wrong and a war for leadership begins. The boys turn savage and form two rival tribes, resulting in panic, fear and death.
It will make you think about human nature. Will our cruelty and hunger for power end up destroying us