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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

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Styron's writing about his own depression is both heartfelt and objective. His language cuts to the truth of the matter and his examination of the disease and how it has affected so many others was very informative. Both plain spoken and erudite, I've always appreciated his narrative voice. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

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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  - Mike Lester - Goodreads

I've read this slim volume three or four times now, and each time I take something new away from the experience. That's quite an achievement for such a short book, and one I am grateful for. Styron ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

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At times reading, I thought why is this part here? Not withstanding, at the end, I said "Yes. He knows something about this. And he offers hope." Worth reading. (Very short.) Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

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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  - 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

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Fantastic descriptions Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

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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

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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

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


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