William Styron

William Styron
noun
United States writer best known for his novels (born in 1925)
Syn: ↑Styron
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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William Styron [William Styron]
(1925–2006) a US writer of powerful novels. He received the ↑Pulitzer Prize for The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967), which some people criticized for its violent story based on the murders committed by the African-American slave Nat Turner. Styron’s other novels include Lie Down in Darkness (1951) and Sophie’s Choice (1979), which became a successful film (1982).

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