In this ambitious bestseller (made into a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep), Styron tells of a young Southerner who wants to become a writer; of the turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in the woman's past, one that impels Sophie toward destruction.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lisa.Johnson.James - LibraryThing
This is going to be one of those hard to forget books. Having never seen the movie that was made from this book, I have nothing to compare it to. The book does start out a trifle slow, but rapidly ... Read full review
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I really enjoyed this, and although I found the characters to be highly unlikable, I still found myself enjoying the prose, the feeling of Brooklyn in 1949 and the historical tidbits scattered throughout. Read full review