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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  - mjscott - LibraryThing

Author explains very clearly and emphatically how mental illness is trivialized in our culture. Expectations are lowered if you've broken your jaw, but if you are depressed you are expected to work, socialize, as usual. Otherwise hard to emphasize with him. Noonday Demon far better. Read full review

Review: Darkness Visible

User Review  - Martha - Goodreads

Anyone that wants to learn what it's like to have depression without actually having it should read this book. It was an incredible portrayal of one man's experience of getting slammed with depression ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I cannot thank William Styron enough for writing this book. It was the first personal story of depression that I ever read and was so comforting, in spite of the horrors he endured because of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

So well-written. A fascinating look into depression. Read full review

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User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

Would recommend to anyone who has ever suffered from depression or loves someone who struggles with depression. Read full review

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User Review  - Bethany Hansom - Goodreads

Very dark and depressing but mildly informative. Read full review

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User Review  - Neil Schleifer - Goodreads

An interesting, if a bit dispassionate, account of the award-winning author's descent into suicidal depression and reemergence. Originally begun as a series of magazine articles, Styron expanded this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Travis - Goodreads

A tale of Styron's descent into darkness and his rise to recovery. Great book for those who have, or have not, suffered from the disease of depression. Read full review

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User Review  - Sally - Goodreads

I read this book a number of years ago and would really like to read it again Read full review


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