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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Paulette Ponte - Goodreads

I found this book extremely depressing,it even cane up in my dreams. This is the story of a family facing insanity, alcoholism, perhaps incest and serious illness. This book contains lots of hatred ... 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  - 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  - Betsy Lewis-moreno - Goodreads

I think if I read this and a Richard Yates novel back to back I would throw myself off a tall building! Masterful prose and characters that draw you in and keep you reading although none are ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

I'm going to begin this review with the thought that somewhere along the line, someone had told this guy that he had a gift for descriptive prose and he got the erroneous idea that he could write an ... 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  - Kim Fay - Goodreads

Though I struggled and struggled to make my way through this book (for that it deserves two stars), I must acknowledge that it is well-conceived and well-written. It just has a ponderousness that is ... Read full review


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