Lord of the Flies – Quotes & page numbers

“He says the beastie came in the dark” 47
“The creature was a party of boys” 26
“His laughter became a blood thirsty snarling” 80
“You knew didn’t you? I’m part of you” 177
“The mask was a thing on its own, behind which Jack hid, liberated from shame and self-consciousness” 80
“The shell was a deep cream… with a delicate, embossed pattern” 22
“There was a stillness about Ralph… There was the conch” 30
“The conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist” 222
“Air had bleached the yellow and pink to near a white, and transparency” 98
“When I saw Jack I was sure he’d go for the conch” 175
“The boys were falling still and silent, feeling the beginnings of awe at the power set free below them” 57
“There, where the island petered out in the water, was another island; a rock, almost slightly detached, standing like a fort” 38
“What they now thought of as their beach” 38
“The log that was his throne” 185
“The fire racing forward like a tide” 245
“He forgot his wounds, his hunger and thirst, and became fear” 245
“Roger’s arm was conditioned by a civilisation that knew nothing of him and was in ruins” 78
“Prodding with his spear wherever pigflesh appeared” 167
“The fair boy” 12
“There was a mildness about his mouth his mouth and eyes that proclaimed no devil” 15
“His hair was red beneath the black cap” 27
“Eyes shining, mouths open, triumphant, they savoured the right of domination” 39
“Jack and Ralph smiled at each other with a shy liking” 31
“His fair hair was plastered over his eyebrows and he pushed it back” 80
“The desire to squeeze and hurt was over-mastering” 142
“Ralph wept for the… darkness of man’s heart” 248
“It was an accident” 227
“They were savages it was true, but they were human” 228
“We’ll close in and beat and beat and beat” 114
“The Chief” 196
“You’re breaking the rules” “Who cares?” 114
“Bollocks to the rules” 114
“I’m not going to be a part of Ralph’s lot” 158
“The true, wise friend called Piggy” 248
“The otherness of Samneric, felt the power in their own hands” 220
“Memory of their new and shameful loyalty came to them” 230

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