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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This is a stirring memoir of Styron's depression, which nearly killed him. I had seen multiple references to this book, all of them praising its insight into the despair that a depressed person can ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Vivienne Strauss - Goodreads

Great depiction of depression, precise and also hopeful. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

This was a very quick read by William Styron. Although, I liked his style of writing and would like to read more of his books. I do not really understand why this book was so highly rated. I can ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Many of Styron's observations of the mysterious and complex etiology of depression and incompetence of psychiatry hold true today. I only wish the novella were full length. Beautiful writing. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Tracy - Goodreads

Really good bird's eye view of depression. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I suspect it's the build-up. Styron's "memoir of madness" is referenced so frequently and fulsomely in the literature on depression that it had taken on some kind of epic status in my mind, a sort of ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Brent Mckay - Goodreads

Brief and gripping memoir about Styron's encounters with depression, a word he finds flaccid and inadequate as a descriptor. There are a handful of devastating passages that elucidate the desperation of a suicidal person, and the process by which he became functional again. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Iulia - Goodreads

Quite accurate. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Derek - Goodreads

A good, quick exploration of depression. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Debbi - Goodreads

Interesting personal story of the author of Sophie's Choice fall into clinical depression. Read full review


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