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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - hillary - Goodreads

2/2.5 stars. This is the first book I've read by Styron and suspect that it wasn't the best choice. In this depressing novel Styron vividly portrays the experience of a Southern family falling apart ... 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  - Jan - Goodreads

My, this book was very dark like its title. It is story of a family in the South during WWII. Although, the time is just a backdrop. This is a very dysfunctional family. The father is an alcoholic ... 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  - 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  - 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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