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Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Laurieconnelly - Goodreads

Styron is such a good writer and he describes his descent into depression so clearly that you get a glimpse at how devastating this disease is. Read full review

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User Review  - Marek - Goodreads

William Styron's own story of his journey into depression is moving and a must-read for anyone trying to understand it. It's honest and moving, although disturbing. But Styron is open and honest with it and his honesty is sometimes difficult to read. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Abailart - Goodreads

Revisited this. It is a literary gem as well as a marvellous compression into one short essay of that conceptually infinite beast called Depression. It came to mind after reading Thompson's The City ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Jeannie - Goodreads

Gripping and excellent. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Hugh - Goodreads

So many have commented I can't add anything here except to say that I've read it more than once, which speaks for itself. This is Styron's bravest achievement, and an unforgettable narrative of his ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

This is a very quick read, at 84 pages long. If you've ever had a bout or bouts of severe depression, pick it up. If you've never had a bout with severe depression but want to understand it better ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda Mengeling - Goodreads

Powerfully written account of Styron's descent into a major depression. I recommend this to anyone who knows someone who suffers from depression. He is very good at putting into words what to the sufferer is beyond description. Read full review

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User Review  - Marla - Goodreads

Amazed by how much he recalled from his time in the abyss. Read full review

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User Review  - Laverne - Goodreads

Perfect description of clinical depression. Read full review

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User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

A very fine and frightening and at-times-beautiful book. If you've ever felt the fragility of your own mind, ever known deep sadness, this book is a bit of a wonder, comforting and disconcerting at ... Read full review


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