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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Leonard Makin - Goodreads

I found the 'memoir of madness' by William Styron a very moving, and sobering read. That such an acclaimed writer had the courage to reveal the depths of depression he endured was, for me, a deeply ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Kathryn Dyche Dechairo - Goodreads

I think it was the style of writing in this but I initially found it hard to get into. It did, however, get easier the further into it I got. It really picked up for me when Styron talked about his ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Don Kaiser - Goodreads

I know this is one of those tormented artist memoirs, one of those psychological dissections of manic depression, and I probably should not love such a work, but damn, Styron can write like no other ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Excellent read for anyone who is battling depression or has a loved one that is. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Jason Mashak - Goodreads

For anyone who has ever wondered whether their bouts of melancholia might overlap into depression, or has a friend or family member who has suffered from any level of mental anguish, Styron details ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Dianna - Goodreads

All around me I hear of others also ravaged by a long and particularly distressing winter. Styron's account of his depression, juxtaposed with art, music, philosophy, and science, give a window to the ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Heidigirl - Goodreads

if you don't know what it feels like, you will after you read this. Very illuminating. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Jo Lisa - Goodreads

Started March 17th Finished March 18th Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Chad - Goodreads

For anyone who has or is suffering from crippling depression/anxiety I highly recommend this one. Found it to be a cathartic read. Read full review

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User Review  - Tricia - Goodreads

Yes. What he said. Also, everyone who knows and loves someone with depression should read this book. Read full review

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