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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

Stellar writing. An intimate portrayal of the human brain in all it's weakness. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Collin Dysart - Goodreads

Mr Styron is in a class of excellence that could make finger nail clippings interesting. Independent of whether you enjoyed this novel, you must concede, this is some damned good prose. Styron is not ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Roxanne Palicka - Goodreads

Wow, this man could write. I read his memoir of depression, Darkness Visible, years ago and it made quite an impression on me. His fiction is just as perceptive and skillfully written. Now I'm learning that it's going to be made into a movie with Kristen Stewart, of all people. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Inese - Goodreads

Not an easy read .... Styron has so skillfully rendered the atmosphere and hopelessness that I couldn't read this with pleasure, but it is wonderfully written, its characters painfully drawn. I would not give up having read this. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Diana Welsch - Goodreads

This was a strangely-written book about drama plaguing a southern family, an alcoholic, philandering husband and a small-minded, selfish wife. They also have a crippled daughter, Maudie, doted on by ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

This was my third Styron book this year, and I found the same thing to be true of all three: they started out rather slowly but became completely engrossing. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Tracy - Goodreads

Exceptional writing, sophisticated narrative of a family whose tragedy is matched only by the complexities of their interactions and inner demons. Deliciously Faulknerian. 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  - Melissa D'andrea - Goodreads

Lie Down In Darkness is a very dark book. Well written but it is very hard to find any redeeming qualities in its characters, especially Helen. What I would like to know is if the author was ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

i love, love, love styron. what depressing perfection! Read full review


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