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Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Thaydra - Goodreads

William Styron tries to convey what it's like to be in the throes of an intense depression, and how it can creep up on a person and wind it's way through their being. A bit wordy, and I found it a bit ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

This is a very slim book and a quick read. It sheds some light on the author's own struggles but without any context with respect to depression generally. I found the author's assertion that the ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Kyle Lai - Goodreads

This is pretty much what it's like for me. Bill isn't pitiable or melodramatic. The frank tellitlikeitism may come off as refreshing or petty, depending on your point of view. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Amy Brand - Goodreads

A short memoir of a fiction writer's bout with depression at the age of sixty. He treats the disease with great seriousness, paying a great deal of attention to its sometimes fatal end. He looks at it ... 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  - Dave Mackey - Goodreads

Styron chronicles his own journey into the depths of a major depressive disorder. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

Very short but somewhat interesting look at deep depression Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

The book is overall purely academic. I think this is a good read for anyone that is in the medical field, such as Dr's or nurses. It helps you understand the mind of someone suffering from depression ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Melinda - Goodreads

Too brief in my opinion, but perhaps this is because I wanted some sort of satisfying conclusion o the story and there just isn't one. Styron largely justifies the theory that men allow themselves to ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

A little stilted, small in scope, and contains what I like to think of as "depressive elitism." That said, I have not read any of the author's other work. And of course, when reading any narrative of ... Read full review


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