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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  - 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  - Patricia - Goodreads

While I've never suffered from a deep depression as Styron describes, as one prone to moments of unexplained panic and anxiety, I think I was able to understand on some small level the helplessness he ... 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  - Vivienne Strauss - Goodreads

Great depiction of depression, precise and also hopeful. 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  - 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  - 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


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