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"Students preparing research papers and students boning up for class will reach eagerly for these well-designed additions to accessible literary criticism for high school students." --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan toward destruction.See all Editorial Reviews
As a student of history.. I enjoyed the read ... People still need to remember what fanatics of any type are capable off and how it affects people who physically survive..Published 3 days ago by James Lord
Sophie's Choice is a about a small group of unlikely friends whose worlds collide in the summer of 1947 in New York. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Reader2307
greatest novel ever. The depth of the characters and story are mindblowing. Styron can write an emotion.Published 11 days ago by Detroit48228
This book was the basis for the Movie "Sophies Choice" and like the movie it deserves a
*4* star rating.
A book so annoying, I couldn't even finish it (I got to page 200). The main problem with this novel is its narrator and the pedantic prose he spits out. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The story is great. The author is oblique and his rambling descriptions, though beautifully written, became tiresome after 10 pages. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Celeste
So much potential, but Not nearly as wonderful reading as my expectation of such a well regarded book should be. Mr. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ColleenJulie