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User Review  - kraaivrouw - LibraryThing

This is my second read of this book and it's been a long time between. I read it in 1985 during the tail end of a long-term crash I survived and it was resonant, although painful - the latter is why I ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Zeb - Goodreads

How to talk about wordless despair. Styron manages to "illuminte" the darkness of depression in his concise and compelling little book about his own struggle with the debilitating illness depression ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

This memoir is short, but then again who wants to read several hundred pages about one man's depression. The writing is beautiful and we would expect nothing less from a writer-giant like Styron. If I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alvin - Goodreads

At all times self-aware - and medical without being technical - Styron's decline into depression makes for an intense, educational, read. Read full review

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User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

A stirring, literary and beautiful portrait of an author's descent into depression, and of his journey toward a healthier place. A haunting reminder of the cost of being a creative, emoting human in a painfully imperfect world. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Lester - Goodreads

I've read this slim volume three or four times now, and each time I take something new away from the experience. That's quite an achievement for such a short book, and one I am grateful for. Styron ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kellyann - Goodreads

Curiously impersonal in flavor despite the first-person discussion. There is no discussion - at all - of the toll depression takes on a person's relationships. Still, an important and courageous offering to the world. Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

In short, I recommend reading this book - as it identifies a number of "warning signs" that relate to Depression...and what to look for. A pretty bleak book, with no real humor - but a very worthwhile ... Read full review

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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  - Emily - Goodreads

Stark and beautiful. Read full review


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