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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  - Amy - Goodreads

I think this benefited a lot from being one of the first memoirs of depression by a known writer. But in the light of so much later literature on the condition, it's a fairly bloodless exploration of the topic. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I think this benefited a lot from being one of the first memoirs of depression by a known writer. But in the light of so much later literature on the condition, it's a fairly bloodless exploration of the topic. 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

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

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

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Sheryl - Goodreads

OK, but didn't really speak to my experiences with depression. But, then again, how do you really describe something like that? Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Sheryl - Goodreads

OK, but didn't really speak to my experiences with depression. But, then again, how do you really describe something like that? Read full review


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