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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Paul - 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  - Thaydra - Goodreads

William Styron tries to convey what it's like to be in the throes of an intense depression, and how it can creep up on a person and wind it's way through their being. A bit wordy, and I found it a bit ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

This is a very slim book and a quick read. It sheds some light on the author's own struggles but without any context with respect to depression generally. I found the author's assertion that the ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Kayla-Jhoe Schmitz - Goodreads

I thought it was a very interesting book. I have not previously read anything by Styron, and I feel like if I had, it would have given more context to it. But it was a wonderful picture into the mind ... 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

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

3 1/2 stars, really. Well-written (obviously, it's Styron), poignant, and very 'relatable to'. I just wished it were longer. It's rare to get such a sincere yet literary account of depression, I think, and I felt there was a lot more he could have said. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Bathsheva Gladstone - Goodreads

A fascinating and telling account of Styron's well known bout with severe depression. Of particular interest are his thoughts regarding incomplete mourning. A brilliant and quick read. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Though perhaps giving four stars to an 84-page recounting of the author's for want of a better term (and Styron doesn't like the term) depression that nearly made him take his own life seems a ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Deborah Camp - Goodreads

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