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William Styron

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William Styron

William Styron is the author of Lie Down in Darkness (Modern Library), The Long March (Vintage), Set This House on Fire and The Confessions of Nat Turner (both Random House).


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In response to Herbert Aptheker's critical review of The Confessions of Nat Turner the late William Styron wrote a passionate letter to the editor in defense of his novel.