Lie Down in Darkness
Styron's novels--such as Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice--have established him as a writer of international stature. Here he traces the betrayals, spite and disappointed love that afflict the members of a Southern family and that culminate in the suicide of the beautiful Peyton Loftis.
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Review: Lie Down in DarknessUser Review - Thomas - Goodreads
This is one of the best and most interesting "unknown" novels I have read. The utter CONTROL of tension throughout, with almost NO let-up, reminded me a lot of Dreiser's American Tragedy, another book ... Read full review
Review: Lie Down in DarknessUser Review - Isaac Cooper - Goodreads
Absolutely painful to read. Styron tries to go for your heart strings right at the start of the book, assuming you'll care about the divorced couple dealing with the suicide of their daughter, but ... Read full review