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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Susan Katz - Goodreads

This story of a family totally self-destructing would be overwhelmingly depressing except that the language is so gorgeous and the insights so intriguing. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Emily Sours - Goodreads

i love his writing style. what else can i say? Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Susie Dahlk - Goodreads

A very sad story, an honest look at depression and treachery Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Very good. Great writing, interesting characters, and a sense of doom from the beginning. I believe this was his "break out" novel when it was published. However, it does not measure up to his later works (particularly Sophie's Choice), which sets a very high bar. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Elizabeth Fleming - Goodreads

Man, that is one hell of a book... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

I really got into the mood of the book, although at times I thought it was too wordy. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Abbey Harlow - Goodreads

This could have been a novella, Styron kinda beats everybody over the head with the story, and the repetitiveness of some of the themes. Some parts were very moving and most of it was well written, but you could tell twere his first book. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

I don't know man...you had me for 350 pages, but the last 50 were brutal. First person nutjob is hard to do and reconciling the whole thing with a mass baptism of the help was out of scope I thought ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Sarah Milne - Goodreads

I really liked it and I really didn't. That's all I have the energy to say right now. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Clint - Goodreads

This was my first time reading Styron and I fell in love. The story of the Loftis family consumes you... I had a hard time putting this novel down. I enjoyed delving into the minds of the different ... Read full review


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