"Styron has done brilliant justice to tThe South looms dark and ominous in the background of William Styron's first novel, LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS. The author captures the region's biblical rhetoric, racial conflicts and headlong industrialization.
"Styron has done brilliant justice to the Southern tradition from which his talents derive...a triumph of characterization." (The New York Times)
LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS was awarded the Prix de Rome of the American Academy of Arts and Letters....Continua