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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  - Steegro - Goodreads

A very short but thought provoking book about the author's struggle with depression. I found it helpful in attempting to understand the perspective of those fighting this disease. 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  - Shahin - Goodreads

good quick read. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

The best description of something indescribable that I've ever read. Thankful a talented novelist wrote this book. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Exavidreader - Goodreads

Most people who have suffered from depression will likely agree that depression is not something that can be described, nor can non-sufferers be made to understand what it really feels like to suffer from it. This book comes close in attempting to do so. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Ray Hartley - Goodreads

William Styron's account of how depression almost drove him to suicide and how he emerged healthy and able once more to enjoy life is absorbing and well worth a read. Read full review


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