Lord of the Flies

Who is the first boy to respond to the call of the conch? How old is he?

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Johnny was the first to respond, he appeared to be around six years of age.

A child had appeared among the palms, about a hundred yards along the beach. He was a boy of perhaps six years, sturdy and fair, his clothes torn, his face covered with a sticky mess of fruit.


Piggy leaned down to him.

“What’s yer name?”



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