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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

This is the only book I ever bought twice. I bought it when I was stationed at the naval Air bAse iat Jacksonvile, Fla. and then I was transferred to the Taraw and the book got lost in transfer so I ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

Lie Down in Darkness, is the story of Peyton Loftis, the beautiful daughter of Helen and Milton Loftis, her suicide, and her family's role her fate. This a sad yet forcefully compelling tale. Styron ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Janice - Goodreads

This is Styron's first book, published when he was just 26. I felt parts of it were a little slow, but, hey, it was his first novel. Overall, it is beautifully done, and builds in power as it goes. We ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Etha Frenkel - Goodreads

What a powerful orgy of drunkenness and despair! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Clark Maddux - Goodreads

It is still easy to see why this book won such quick critical acclaim when it was first published. Styron's first novel, written when he was only 26, is dense and eloquent. Though it has occasional ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jenniferbuckeye - Goodreads

Loved the style and vocab as I love to be challenged but it was dreadfully depressing. But I still want to read more of his work. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Edward Weiner - Goodreads

Slow going for me, but worth the effort. Provocative! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Doneen - Goodreads

This wasn't an easy read for me, but it was worth it. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Kirk Carrison - Goodreads

This book is beautifully written but excruciating to read, filled with guilt, attack, jealousy, shame and hatred. The author is unrelenting, and no hope is given but the silence of death. Pretty damn depressing, but I couldn't put it aside. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Karen Celano - Goodreads

Four stars only because I know what heights Styron reached in Sophie's Choice and The Confessions of Nat Turner. This first novel is still a masterpiece, but not the apex of Styron's career. Like ... Read full review


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