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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  - Terry - Goodreads

3 3.5 stars Is there anything worse than feeling like you can't control your own mind? Can you conceive the helplessness of being able to perceive the lies that your own brain is telling you, but ... 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  - Sahil Sood - Goodreads

"In depression this faith in deliverance, in ultimate restoration, is absent. The pain is unrelenting, and what makes the condition intolerable is the foreknowledge that no remedy will come--not in a ... Read full review

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