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User Review  - joemmama - LibraryThing

This is a tiny book, but it is one of the most powerful descriptions of depression I have ever read. "A Memoir of Madness" is the perfect subtitle for this book. In October of 1985, Styron is in Paris ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate Peckham - Goodreads

Meh. This was highly recommended to me, but I found it dense and difficult- not because of the subject matter but because of the writing style. Usually I am a big fan of memoirs about mental illness. Read full review

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User Review  - James Klagge - Goodreads

A first-person narrative of a depression that becomes near-suicidal. Should be read by anyone who cares about someone who deals with significant depression. What pulled him back from the brink ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alyce Wilson - Goodreads

In this memoir, William Styron shares a personal view of his experiences with depression and recovery. The book explodes popular notions about depression and shows just how the disease affected him. A slim volume, at just 84 pages, it is nevertheless compelling and enlightening. Read full review

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User Review  - Nita - Goodreads

an amazing account.. His process through is unique and not to be applied universally but the fact that Styron could recover from such a pit of depression is encouraging. Read full review

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User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

This was a brief, yet effective description of a journey into severe depression that conveys the despair and suffering Mr. Styron was experiencing. I highly recommend it to anyone that desires a greater understanding of this disease. Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth Escobar - Goodreads

A very surprisingly short book-- 100 pages-- but very insightful glimpse into the dark abyss of depression. I read the essay in Vanity Fair 20 years ago, which then turned into this book. I always ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Insightful must read for those who want to get a hint towards understanding clinical depression. Read full review

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

This was probably the first memoir I read that really got inside depression. It was very worrisome. Read full review

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User Review  - Trauman - Goodreads

Excellent book. Can't recommend it enough. Read full review


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