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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Styron's first published novel is a laborious but rewarding effort. Reminiscent of Faulkner in regard to the astonishing degree of psychological depth of characterization. If you're looking for a ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Catherine Connell - Goodreads

beautiful, twisted, dysfunctional, broken-down, doggone amazing prose. Loved it. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Mary Whidden - Goodreads

Too prosey. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Mark Eanes - Goodreads

Brings back fond memories of growing up visiting my grandparents in Tidewater Virginia with his wonderful descriptions of the river and it's surroundings. The books style of going back and forth ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Caroline Marks - Goodreads

I expected to be shattered by this book, but I am left underwhelmed. I found myself skimming the last half just to finish. It was beautifully and uniquely written but I just couldn't muster up the energy to care about any of these characters. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Donna Girouard - Goodreads

Another of the few books I gave up on. After 110 pages, I grew tired of this one. Too much narration. Also, I found the constantly shifting time frame and point of view to be distracting and cumbersome. This one's going to Goodwill. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Sylvia Mapp - Goodreads

Old Tidewater Virginia family and mental illness. Doesn't get closer to home than this.. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I hated the family, hated all the characters. I just really disliked this book. It wasn't interesting to me and it just kept going on, and on........ Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Joana - Goodreads

I finished it. Where's my medal? It's not that it's a bad book, it certainly is not. It's not that I wasn't interested in the characters, I was. But 50-ish pages without a paragraph or dialogue or ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Descriptions were great but book moved incredibly slow! Read full review


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