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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Zhi Xin Lee - Goodreads

...yet so archetypical is this South with is cancerous religiosity, its exhausting need to put manners before morals, to negate all ethos-- Call it a husk of a culture. The above quote summarises what ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

Well, I don't know. I literally powered through this book and only half-read the last half (which is something I never do and would normally feel guilty about, but didn't). I'm not sure why people I ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

If forced to choose a favorite novel, this is it. Beautiful prose. Characters with whom I fell in love. It's a gorgeous book. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Martha Netoff - Goodreads

Love the prose and most of what Styron writes but couldn't get more than halfway through the book. Kept putting it down and didn't want to pick it back up again. Didn't like the characters enough to want to know what happened to themm. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Mike W - Goodreads

It's a classic so I read it. A little troubling, these complicated lives. But, it is very well written, the way the author descriptive writing is outstanding. Still, I did not love it. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Robert Jacoby - Goodreads

I'm continuing to rate and review my favorite books. I have to give this 5 stars. It's an American classic. It's Styron's first book, and it's the only book of his I've read, but I get the feeling ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

My absolute favorite work of fiction ever. Styron is (was) an amazing author and in memory of his recent loss I plan to reread this and Tidewater Morning. 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  - Lisa - Goodreads

The best novel I have ever read. If you want Southern Lit, this is it!!! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Andrew Wright - Goodreads

I should love this book. It is set in Port Warwick, a thinly veiled facsimile of my (and Styron's) hometown of Newport News. The subject matter is intensely Southern Gothic. But the story itself, and ... Read full review


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