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    The Spire is a 1964 novel by English author William Golding. "A dark and powerful portrait of one man's will", it deals with the construction of a 404-foot-high spire loosely based on Salisbury Cathedral, [2] the vision of the fictional Dean Jocelin.

  2. The Spire is a multilayered novel of singular obsession and madness. Although Jocelin claims to sees the spire as only one mean to achieving his desired end - he wishes for it to astonish other people as well, and bring them closer to God - it eventually becomes impossible to ignore the influence it has on him and everything else.

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  4. 16 de set. de 2011 · William Golding's 1964 novel about the building of a spire is a study of bringing the near-impossible into being. His writing is no less miraculous. Craig Raine. Fri 16 Sep 2011 17.55 EDT. T...

  5. 11 de nov. de 2002 · Paperback – November 11, 2002. The vision that drives Dean Jocelin to construct an immense new spire above his cathedral tests the limits of all who surround him. The foundationless stone pillars shriek and the earth beneath them heaves under the structure’s weight as the Dean’s will weighs down his collapsing faith.

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  6. Set in medieval England, The Spire tells the story of one man’s vision – the construction of an enormous spire onto a cathedral without foundations. Believing himself to be chosen by God, Jocelin, Dean of the Cathedral, insists that the spire must rise higher and higher, despite the singing pillars and the creeping ground.

  7. The spire : a novel by Golding, William, 1911-1993. Publication date 1971 Topics Fiction in English, 1900- Texts Publisher London (3 Queen Sq., WC1N 3AU) : Faber and ...