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Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice
Author: William Styron
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.
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ISBN-13: 9780679736370
ISBN-10: 0679736379
Publication Date: 3/3/1992
Pages: 576
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 75 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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lipslady avatar reviewed Sophie's Choice on + 101 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Tis book is one of my favorites. It is written with humor and compassion. The subject matter is adult and can be very depressing as it deals with horrific after effects of the Jewish Massacre of WW2. I consider it one of the finest books ever written on the subject.
breakofdawn avatar reviewed Sophie's Choice on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This book is simply moving and much better than the movie and it really is a very good read. This book is very emotional and I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did.
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Helpful Score: 1
A New York Times bestseller about a woman choosing one of two men.
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Very deep look at Aushwitz and one of the survivors.
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This is one of my all time favorite books. I have read it twice and bought this for my daughter! LOVE IT!
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Haunting and unforgettable. This is definitely not a happy story and it's not for those who are very sensitive. Sophie's Choice is incredibly sad. Her choice is heartbreaking. However, it's also a powerful story of love and loss. I don't see how one can read this book without being affected in some way. I tried imagining myself in the pivotal scene after Sophie disembarks from the train and is in line, and I can't begin to imagine what I would do. I hope I never do. It would kill me to have to make such a monumental decision.
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Heart-wrenching. Well-written with lots of description to pull you into the book.
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William Styron's most complex and ambitious novel. It is a thriller of the highest order.


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