fabulous read- wasnt an enthusiastic fan of golding before, but his reputation has been increased in mine eyes. i think the secret lies in the lines "But soon he was over it, and settled back in to himself and his own work. Lloyd was not him, and he did not matter. I have my own goals, he said, and it’s my own goals that matter." just my own interpretation!
You are too young to fall asleep forever; and when you sleep you remind me of the dead-Sassoon