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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

Utterly depressing. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Davehbo - Goodreads

Just not my type of book. I can understood others who enjoy an author who's descriptions ARE the book. I'm not one of them. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Meaghan - Goodreads

I'm officially making this the first book that I couldn't finish. Maybe one day I'll try to go back to it but I just look at this book and cannot bear to read another page of it and I want it to ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Mary Whidden - Goodreads

Too prosey. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Donna Girouard - Goodreads

Another of the few books I gave up on. After 110 pages, I grew tired of this one. Too much narration. Also, I found the constantly shifting time frame and point of view to be distracting and cumbersome. This one's going to Goodwill. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I hated the family, hated all the characters. I just really disliked this book. It wasn't interesting to me and it just kept going on, and on........ Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Laura Wood - Goodreads

This book was a complete waste of time. I can't believe I labored over the whole thing and finally finished it, hoping in vain it would get better by the end. It didn't. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Tammy Lee - Goodreads

I read this book because it was a classic, and Styron's first acclaimed work. But I found it hard to follow, a trial to read, and depressing, watching the members of this family self destruct. I enjoyed "Sophie's Choice", but I think that I have filled my quota with Styron. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - M. Ritchey - Goodreads

I'm over it. I'm over the dysfunctional Southern alcoholic family morbidly grieving the death of a beloved secondary character. I'm over the anguish of losing the Civil War. It is a tedious bore and I ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

Styron refers to his narrator writing this novel in Sophie's Choice so I read it out of curiosity. Kind of brutal, depressing story. Read full review


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