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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Excellent writing and story but VERY hard to read - emotionally for the most part but also thick/dense. Be prepared before you read this that it is dark and painful and will take a commitment. Styron is an incredible writer though - more of a poet than a run of the mill writer! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Benjamin Norman - Goodreads

Some really great prose, but a difficult read. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

This was pretty close to being two stars. There are moments of brilliance here... even a lot of them. But there is SO MUCH here that is just disconnected rambling. All the characters are so damaged ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Jenniferbuckeye - Goodreads

Loved the style and vocab as I love to be challenged but it was dreadfully depressing. But I still want to read more of his work. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

I have this 5 stars because it is/was amazing for its time. It's an intense, and sometimes difficult read, but worth it if you love dark southern gothic tales. As far as 'enjoyable'...I'd give it a 3. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Edward Weiner - Goodreads

Slow going for me, but worth the effort. Provocative! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

Utterly depressing. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Doneen - Goodreads

This wasn't an easy read for me, but it was worth it. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Davehbo - Goodreads

Just not my type of book. I can understood others who enjoy an author who's descriptions ARE the book. I'm not one of them. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Leonard Makin - Goodreads

William Styron was awarded the Prix de Rome of the American Academy of Arts and Letters for this his first novel, written when he was twenty-six - and compared to Updike's Rabbit Run (written when he ... Read full review


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