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User Review  - elliepotten - LibraryThing

For such a short book, this packs quite a punch, particularly for someone with experience of depression. In this honest and powerful memoir, Styron recounts his descent from a mild sense of unease ... Read full review

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User Review  - SmithSJ01 - LibraryThing

There are definitely more in depth books on the market about this topic but I think this a good short insight into depression. 3.5 stars would be more apt but not quite 4 as I felt it needed to focus ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I think this benefited a lot from being one of the first memoirs of depression by a known writer. But in the light of so much later literature on the condition, it's a fairly bloodless exploration of the topic. Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

An interesting memoir from a prominent writer who suffered from severe depression. This book is short and light, but gives great weight to the emotional effects of depression. Read full review

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User Review  - Lora - Goodreads

I was curious to read this because of my own experiences with depression. I knew that a writer like Styron would be able to bring the reader into his world. I came away with greater respect for his skill and a sense of confraternity. Read full review

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User Review  - Sheryl - Goodreads

OK, but didn't really speak to my experiences with depression. But, then again, how do you really describe something like that? Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Very short book, about 85 pages. A candid view of his bouts with depression and subsequent hospitalization. His thesis being that depression is about an experience with loss, he reminds the reader ... Read full review

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User Review  - K - Goodreads

Very interesting and an amazing look into depression, but a little hard to get through. Read full review

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User Review  - Aimee - Goodreads

Styron does a nice job articulating the chaotic thought-process that results from depression. It is a small book that is accessible for those who have never experienced the illness. However, it ends a ... Read full review

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User Review  - dead letter office - Goodreads

styron struggles with depression. Read full review


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