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Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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I need to accept that after almost a year, I'm never going to finish this book. God, I really wanted to, though. This is the book that is referenced throughout "Sophie's Choice" as the thing the main ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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The writing is objectively good, but Holy Racism Batman! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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I tried, I really did, but this book wore me down. Sophie's Choice is one of my favorite books of all time so I am not even sure why I have never read any of his other books before now. I realize ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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I read this novel years ago and I think about it regularly. I may read it again, but I found it very haunting. Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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Born into comfortable circumstances in a sleepy Virginia seaport, gifted with a fine mind, a lofty spirit, exceptional poise, a wry sense of humor and stunning good looks, Peyton Loftis should have ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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Very mixed feelings about this one. It took me four months to the day to get through this. It was never bad, per se; I got to 70% complete fairly quickly, and then stalled out for a good long time. I ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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loved it from beginning to end. One of the best i've read this year! Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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What an awful, awful family. Lie Down in Darkness is William Styron's first novel. It provides an exhaustive (and exhausting) portrait of a world-beating dysfunctional family. Milton Loftis, a middle ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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This is Styron's first book, published when he was just 26. I felt parts of it were a little slow, but, hey, it was his first novel. Overall, it is beautifully done, and builds in power as it goes. We ... Read full review

Review: Lie Down in Darkness

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I have decided on a new policy of not finishing books that don't really grab me. This one will be the first casualty of my new policy. Really it isn't William Styron's fault so much as William ... Read full review


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