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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - John Mccormack - Goodreads

Wonderful writer(see Sophies Choice)An honest,illuminating account of his depression. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Sudhir Borgonha - Goodreads

Brilliant narration on Styron's tryst with depression. Mostly haunting, sometimes scary and funny. Should be a good read for anyone who has seen a family member or friend deal with depression. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Hardyboy - Goodreads

Very honest first hand account of a well know authors decent into the depths of depression. Well written, and makes the case for treating mental illness as a serious medical problem. I read his ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Greg Western - Goodreads

Very honest first hand account of a well know authors decent into the depths of depression. Well written, and makes the case for treating mental illness as a serious medical problem. I read his ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Kari Scare - Goodreads

A very acurate description of the horrible depths of depression, and, more importantly, of the fact that there is a way out. If you have someone you love who is depressed, this book will help you ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Izabela Dziugieł - Goodreads

Perfectly crafted picture of melancholia. Stages of destructive pain and humiliation. Heart - breaking work of the soul- broken genius. Great courage. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Izabela - Goodreads

Perfectly crafted picture of melancholia. Stages of destructive pain and humiliation. Heart - breaking work of the soul- broken genius. Great courage. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Сигарный Жук - Goodreads

A good memoire to keep in mind if one ever comes to the verge of such devastating melancholia. Particularly liked the last chapter and also Styron's thoughts on Camus. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Tarah Downing - Goodreads

The only reason I did not give this book 5 stars is simply the fact that at times, it's hard to follow. The language the author uses is a bit above my level, but when it comes down to him describing ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

If you still can't get interested in the book by page thirty and there are only about sixty-five pages total, you never are. I was so bored. Read full review

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