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Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Kate Peckham - Goodreads

Meh. This was highly recommended to me, but I found it dense and difficult- not because of the subject matter but because of the writing style. Usually I am a big fan of memoirs about mental illness. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Mish - Goodreads

A good intro for the fledgling depressive, but I was expecting/hoping for some more depth. For that I would refer all to The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Deodand - Goodreads

I'm recommending this book to everyone who's never been depressed. It's a short read, being a slightly longer version of an article Styron wrote for Vanity Fair about his experience with psychosis. It was good to hear his voice in my head again; I always did like his prose. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Derek - Goodreads

Styron is a bit more given to ostentatious language than I tend to like, but there were some very interesting insights into the nature of depression which resonated with me. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Neil Schleifer - Goodreads

An interesting, if a bit dispassionate, account of the award-winning author's descent into suicidal depression and reemergence. Originally begun as a series of magazine articles, Styron expanded this ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Clara - Goodreads

Well written, of course. Unfortunatley, the topic was familiar to me and the author described the undescribable as well as any I have read. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Wendi - Goodreads

An interesting memoir. Read full review

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User Review  - Christa - Goodreads

Easily read in an hour or two, Styron's chronicle of severe depression is taken from his essay first published in Vanity Fair in the '80s. Very good, very scary in some places. I think anyone who suffers from depression or who has in the past should read this book. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

Hmm...there's really nothing here that I haven't read/don't know from my personal experiences, but I adore William Styron nonetheless and admire his bravery in writing this. I'd recommend it for anyone dealing with a loved one's depression. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

Done. Phew, that was heavy, but hopeful. Read full review


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