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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Lucinda K - Goodreads

It is hard to imagine that Styron was 26 when this novel was published, that it was his first. I think most writers wouldóor at least shouldóbe content if they could produce but one work like this ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Benjamin Norman - Goodreads

Some really great prose, but a difficult read. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

I admit that I never finished this book. It went very slowly, I found it hard to be invested in any of the characters. It flashed forward and backward and that became rather tiresome. I still have the ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

If you want to look beneath the surface and into a dysfunctional Southern family circa 1945 with all its fatal flaws exposed, Lie Down in Darkness is brilliant. Be prepared, though, as this book is ... 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  - Leonard Makin - Goodreads

William Styron was awarded the Prix de Rome of the American Academy of Arts and Letters for this his first novel, written when he was twenty-six - and compared to Updike's Rabbit Run (written when he ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Pamela Stadden - Goodreads

Another book I read years ago. The first paragraph is an excellent example of creating perfect motion in a passage. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Lori Anderson - Goodreads

I tried to like this book -- I really did. I loved reading about my alma mater and recognizing the peculiarities of a certain class of people (and their attachment to the importance of that class ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Julie Faust - Goodreads

Excellent. Maybe a cross between "Glass Menagerie" and "Death of a Salesman" . Pretty amazing. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - John Pearce - Goodreads

Why do I love stories about dysfunctional families so much? Maybe my family is a little too normal for me. Hmmm.... Read full review


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