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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Tracy - Goodreads

Exceptional writing, sophisticated narrative of a family whose tragedy is matched only by the complexities of their interactions and inner demons. Deliciously Faulknerian. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Collin Dysart - Goodreads

Mr Styron is in a class of excellence that could make finger nail clippings interesting. Independent of whether you enjoyed this novel, you must concede, this is some damned good prose. Styron is not ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

This was my third Styron book this year, and I found the same thing to be true of all three: they started out rather slowly but became completely engrossing. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Meaghan - Goodreads

I'm officially making this the first book that I couldn't finish. Maybe one day I'll try to go back to it but I just look at this book and cannot bear to read another page of it and I want it to ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Melissa D'andrea - Goodreads

Lie Down In Darkness is a very dark book. Well written but it is very hard to find any redeeming qualities in its characters, especially Helen. What I would like to know is if the author was ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

i love, love, love styron. what depressing perfection! Read full review

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User Review  - Mary Whidden - Goodreads

Too prosey. Read full review

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User Review  - Mark Eanes - Goodreads

Brings back fond memories of growing up visiting my grandparents in Tidewater Virginia with his wonderful descriptions of the river and it's surroundings. The books style of going back and forth ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Caroline Marks - Goodreads

I expected to be shattered by this book, but I am left underwhelmed. I found myself skimming the last half just to finish. It was beautifully and uniquely written but I just couldn't muster up the energy to care about any of these characters. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

User Review  - Donna Girouard - Goodreads

Another of the few books I gave up on. After 110 pages, I grew tired of this one. Too much narration. Also, I found the constantly shifting time frame and point of view to be distracting and cumbersome. This one's going to Goodwill. Read full review


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