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Great American Authors Read From Their Works, Volume 1

William Styron reading from Lie Down in Darkness
Narrated by: William Styron
Length: 15 mins
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From the poignant novel about a troubled Southern family, written when he was 26, William Styron reads with tenderness about the disabled younger child finding joy in the magic tricks of a workman, as her mother looks on, knowing her child’s sad fate.

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©1952 William Styron (P)1963 Calliope Author Readings

Critic Reviews

“Styron conveys the meaning of his story beautifully.” (Detroit News)
“ Listeners will hear William Styron’s particular enunciation and subtle vocal variations” (AudioFile Magazine)
“Reads lovingly and feelingly the sentences and cadences; one is left with an experience” Saturday Review

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