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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

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User Review  - justicefortibet - LibraryThing

Finally, a book on depression written by someone who actually KNOWS what it is to feel this way. Although I can't share Styron's optimistic, happy ending that most people can be cured of depression ... 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

Review: Darkness Visible

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

Review: Darkness Visible

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

Review: Darkness Visible

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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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

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Connie - Goodreads

A personal journey through deep depression by the author. Sometimes books such as this make me depressed. He tells what happened to him. Not everybodies jounvey is the same. The pain and hopelessnes is. Another Kindle Daily Deal. It was okay. Read full review


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