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 Current Search - island in Lord of the Flies
1  At least I think it's an island.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
2  So we've got to decide if this is an island.
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  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
3  They're all dead," said Piggy, "an this is an island.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
4  If a ship comes near the island they may not notice us.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
5  If this isn't an island we might be rescued straight away.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
6  They found the end of the island, quite distinct, and not magicked out of shape or sense.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
7  High over this end of the island, the shattered rocks lifted up their stacks and chimneys.
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  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
8  "You couldn't have a beastie, a snake-thing, on an island this size," Ralph explained kindly.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
9  The reef enclosed more than one side of the island, lying perhaps a mile out and parallel to what they now thought of as their beach.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
10  He patted the palm trunk softly, and, forced at last to believe in the reality of the island laughed delightedly again and stood on his head.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
11  The conch was silent, a gleaming tusk; Ralph's face was dark with breathlessness and the air over the island was full of bird-clamor and echoes ringing.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
12  Echoes and birds flew, white and pink dust floated, the forest further down shook as with the passage of an enraged monster: and then the island was still.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
13  But the island ran true to form and the incredible pool, which clearly was only invaded by the sea at high tide, was so deep at one end as to be dark green.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
14  The coral was scribbled in the sea as though a giant had bent down to reproduce the shape of the island in a flowing chalk line but tired before he had finished.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
15  There, where the island petered out in water, was another island; a rock, almost detached, standing like a fort, facing them across the green with one bold, pink bastion.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
16  They had guessed before that this was an island: clambering among the pink rocks, with the sea on either side, and the crystal heights of air, they had known by some instinct that the sea lay on every side.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
17  On either side rocks, cliffs, treetops and a steep slope: forward there, the length of the boat, a tamer descent, tree-clad, with hints of pink: and then the jungly flat of the island, dense green, but drawn at the end to a pink tail.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
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