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 - Amy B - Goodreads
A beautifully written novel about the downfall of a Southern family. Honestly, not a lot happens in this book- it's more a detailed study and analysis of the Loftis family members. If you enjoy ... Read full review
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