The final book in a classic series that began with the Man Booker Prize-winning Rites of Passage
To the Ends of the Earth, William Golding's great sea trilogy, presents the extraordinary story of a warship's troubled journey to Australia in the early 1800s. Told through the pages of Edmund Talbot's journalwith equal measure of wit and disdainit records the mounting tensions and growing misfortunes aboard the ancient ship.
An instant maritime classic, and one of Golding's finest achievements, the trilogy was adapted into a major BBC/PBS Masterpiece miniseries staring Benedict Cumberbatch, Jared Harris and Sam Neill.
To the Ends of the Earth:
1. Rites of Passage
2. Close Quarters
3. Fire Down Below
About the Author
William Golding (1911–93) was born in Cornwall, England. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954 and became an international bestseller. In 1983, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.