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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Ewertpc - Goodreads

This is a vital memoir for anyone struggling with a depressive mental state. Mr. Styron writes with a luminescence about the darkness clouding his mind at a time when he was being honored for his brilliant writing. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Emma Fogarty - Goodreads

I originally rated it four stars but reconsidered when, after the fact, the elements that bugged me stayed with me so strongly. I think it is a good book, engaging and providing genuine insight into ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

A short read about serious depression. The author conveys both the depths of despair that the depressed person encounters and the conviction that depression is not a permanent malady and it will pass ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Amy Wolf - Goodreads

Like the author, I too suffer from depression, which I have been able to treat somewhat successfully with SSRI's. Styron's harrowing account of his onset of clinical-style depression at the age of 60 ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Lauren orso - Goodreads

extremely coherent and thoughtful essay on what it's like to be depressed, and how it comes from nowhere and SWALLOWS YOU WHOLE. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Georgia Herod - Goodreads

Styron fell into a crippling and suicidal depression in 1985. Obviously he survived his descent into madness—similar to a miracle, after he admitted himself into a treatment center, probably several ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Mkrone - Goodreads

Fantastic descriptions Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - S - Goodreads

Scary book, very insightful look into the mind of a deeply depressed person. Would only read again if I had to, but would recommend to all. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Khun Minn Ohn - Goodreads

One who has gone though depression could totally relate to this book for Styron's literary description of his personal experience. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Cassandra - Goodreads

Manages to be self-important and insecure at the same time. Very melodramatic without saying much. Read full review


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