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225 pages, Paperback
First published September 17, 1954
“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.”
“Which is better--to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?”
"The rules!" shouted Ralph, "you're breaking the rules!"
"He wanted to explain how people were never quite what you thought they were."
“The greatest ideas are the simplest.”
“What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?"
"I believe man suffers from an appalling ignorance of his own nature. I produce my own view in the belief that it may be something like the truth."