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Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Laurel - Goodreads

I am told this book matters because it presents a good account of what depression is like, which I can see. Honestly though, the writing style left something to be desired. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Laurel - Goodreads

I am told this book matters because it presents a good account of what depression is like, which I can see. Honestly though, the writing style left something to be desired. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Abram - Goodreads

Found a copy in the discard bin of a library. Styron is an able and fluid writer, so this goes down as easily as a glossy magazine essay. While that is its virtue, it is also its flaw, because I find ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Abraham - Goodreads

Found a copy in the discard bin of a library. Styron is an able and fluid writer, so this goes down as easily as a glossy magazine essay. While that is its virtue, it is also its flaw, because I find ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

This book felt a little disjointed and it was not quite what I expected. The highlight for me was his physical description of what depression felt like to him, especially how his depression caused him ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Anu - Goodreads

As he wrote: it really is hard to try to understand what it's like to fall into a deep depression. And because I've never, luckily, been in that dark place, I really can't imagine it. So Styron's ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Anu - Goodreads

As he wrote: it really is hard to try to understand what it's like to fall into a deep depression. And because I've never, luckily, been in that dark place, I really can't imagine it. So Styron's ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - becky - Goodreads

this book is a strange mix of lecture, medical history, cultural response, fan letter to other depressive artists and personal story. i was expecting to be overwhelmed by an emotional telling of what ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Clare - Goodreads

An account of a depressive illness that would have resonated more with me had the author not been a raging alcoholic to begin with... It's not clear how much of his depression had to do with giving up drinking, which would change the story somewhat. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

i suppose it's difficult to write about depression without going into melodrama, but i have yet to read an accessible memoir about it. maybe i should write one. depression memoirs don't seem to sell well and tend to be a little . . . depressing. Read full review


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