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Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Autumn - Goodreads

I have mixed feelings about this book. I decided to read it because there are a few chapters from it included in The Unholy Ghost and I really enjoyed those excerpts. I guess mostly the thing that was ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Vianna Tedder - Goodreads

An interesting insight to crippling depression and the literary connections made it an even more compelling read. I read it cover to cover in one sitting. I had no idea Abraham Lincoln had such a sad life. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

I couldn't get into this book. It has an interesting writing style and I didn't think it was captivating. I wouldn't reccommend it for learing about depression. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

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  - Bob Carroll - Goodreads

I guess I was expecting something different, I don't know, maybe something more from a writer of William Styron's stature. I was hoping for something more insightful and perhaps more eloquent to ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Sage Mauldin - Goodreads

The finest book you could possibly read about chronic depression. Not even someone who is chronically depressed can describe it; the best way to overcome it is by having persons--who can relate--talk with you: who can help you. I give this book five stars. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Charles - Goodreads

I had heard this was a very personal, in-depth look at depression and it was certainly all that AND a bag of chips! If you have a relative or friend who is suffering from depression, you should read this book. I'm on the fence about whether depressed people themselves should read it. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

As with most Styron work - it's very literate and well written...depression, and the descent there into, described from the cat bird seat (whatever that is). Funny thing is, Wm. explains his rapid ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

Darkness Visible is a short, interesting memoir. William Styron creates eye-opening perspective on "depression" not only by craftily constructing his memories of experience, but also by creating ... Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Kaethe - Goodreads

Styron explains in detail and eloquence exactly how much depression sucks. Read full review


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