Darkness visible: a memoir of madness
A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression's psychic landscape, as well as the illuminating path to recovery.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kittyjay - LibraryThing
How can one describe something that is shrouded even from its own sufferers? A sensation that poets have described as a dark wood, writers as a terrible storm, and musicians expressed only through the ... Read full review
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This book was fantastic. Not only was it beautifully written it accurately describes the feelings of being truly clinically depressed in a way that can really be beneficial to someone with a loved one ... Read full review