William Styron


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    General Fiction

    Oct-2012

    From 1947 to 1949, William Styron twice attempted to write a novel under the working title Inheritance of Night. On the third attempt he produced the award-winning Lie Down in Darkness, which when published in September 1951 established him as one of...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

     William Styron’s riveting and humorous play about a group of Marines who stand up to the military machine In the summer of 1943, a young Marine named Wally Magruder arrives at a Navy hospital in the American South, stricken with what doctors dia...

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    Literary

    Oct-2009

    Before writing his memoir of madness, Darkness Visible, William Styron was best known for his ambitious works of fiction -- including The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice. Styron also created personal but no less powerful tales based on ...

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    Literary

    Nov-1993

    In this brilliant collection of "long short stories, " the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Sophie's Choice returns to the coastal Virginia setting of his first novels. Through the eyes of a man recollecting three episodes from his youth, William Sty...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1993

    From 1947 to 1949, William Styron twice attempted to write a novel under the working title Inheritance of Night. On the third attempt he produced the award-winning Lie Down in Darkness, which when published in September 1951 established him as one of...

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    Literary

    Jan-1993

    Two extraordinary works about soldiers in a time of dubious peace by a writer of vast eloquence and moral authority. With stylistic panache and vitriolic wit, William Styron depicts conflicts between men of somewhat more than average intelligence and...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1985

    This is a selection of interviews with William Styron published during the period 1951-1984, from the months just following publication of Lie Down in Darkness, his first novel, to the period after publication of Sophie's Choice. Some twenty-five int...

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    Literary

    Jul-1979

    William Styron traces the betrayals and infidelities--the heritage of spite and endlessly disappointed love--that afflict the members of a Southern family and that culminate in the suicide of the beautiful Peyton Loftis.From the Trade Paperback editi...

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    Literary

    Apr-1979

    " One morning] in the early spring, I woke up with the remembrance of a girl I'd once known, Sophie. It was a very vivid half-dream, half-revelation, and all of a sudden I realized that hers was a story I had to tell." That very day, William Styron b...

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    Literary

    Mar-1968

    In the blaze of a Carolina summer, among the poison ivy and loblolly pines, eight Marines are killed almost casually by misfired mortar shells. Deciding that his batallion has been "doping off," Colonel Templeton calls for a 36-mile forced march to i...

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    Literary

    1967

    The story that inspired the major motion picture The Birth of a Nation (2016) In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery... ...

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    Literary

    May-1960

    The day after Peter Leverett met his old friend Mason Flagg in Italy, Mason was found dead. The hours leading up to his death were a nightmare for Peter - both in their violence and in their maddening unreality.The blaze of events which followed was,...

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