9 Books that Represent Women Better Than Female ‘Lord of the Flies’

9 Books that Represent Women Better Than Female ‘Lord of the Flies’

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  The recent news that William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is getting an all-female remake has, predictably, infuriated a large swath of the internet. Though we maintain our neutrality in this trying time, we do suggest that it never hurts to get lost in a book that honestly explores what women trapped in the throes of war and abandonment truly go through. This is for all you TV and film executives out there–call us!    The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman   Image Courtesy of amazon.co.uk   During the first century of the common era, a war between the Jews …

9 Books that Represent Women Better Than Female 'Lord of the Flies'

9 Books that Represent Women Better Than Female 'Lord of the Flies'

Book Culture

  The recent news that William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is getting an all-female remake has, predictably, infuriated a large swath of the internet. Though we maintain our neutrality in this trying time, we do suggest that it never hurts to get lost in a book that honestly explores what women trapped in the throes of war and abandonment truly go through. This is for all you TV and film executives out there–call us!    The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman   Image Courtesy of amazon.co.uk   During the first century of the common era, a war between the Jews …