The title references the name the boys give to a sow’s head they impale on a stake and erect as an offering to the "beast." It is thought that Golding chose the name in reference to the Hebrew name Beelzebub (which translates literally as "Lord of Flies"), a name sometimes used as a synonym for Satan.
Two hundred women, no phones, no washing machines, no hair dryers—it was like Lord of the Flies on estrogen.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
I read Lord of the Flies.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
Dad said he looked like one of the boys from Lord of the Flies.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
The whole middle school had read this book called Lord of the Flies, where all these kids get marooned on an island and go psycho.
Rick Riordan -- The Sea of Monsters
Visible discomfort, on an issue like this, brings a Lord of the Flies response: haze it out of him.
Ron Suskind -- A Hope in the Unseen
And this had caused another memory to resurface: finishing William Golding’s Lord of the Flies at the age of twelve on a hot summer day, going to the refrigerator for a cold glass of lemonade …. and then suddenly changing direction and speeding up from an amble to an all-out bolt which had ended in the bathroom.
Stephen King -- Misery
Like this blue parachute that comes down in Lord of the Flies.
John Gardner -- The Sunlight Dialogues
I loved The Grapes of Wrath, Lord of the Flies, and especially A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
Jeannette Walls -- The Glass Castle
He pronounced that we’d understood Lord of the Flies perfectly.