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ISBN: 0679643524 / ISBN-13: 9780679643524

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness


This is a story of depression a condition that reduced William Styron from a person enjoying life and success as an acclaimed writer, to a man ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.250
by JoniS on Oct 27, 2011

Dissappointing. It read like an assignment in his therapy and not a book to hold the interest of a reader. More

Eleanore C

What It's Really Like

by Eleanore C on Apr 21, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize winning William Styron writes about his own battle with severe depression. As one who has suffered this condition on and off for decades, I can tell you he gives the best description of depression I have ever read. An excellent book to recommend to families of anyone suffering ... More


An informed and factual book for depression.

by Vic58 on Dec 6, 2007

William Styron tells it how it is. He pulls no punches in spelling out an illness of depression leading to suicidal ideation. Styron describes the onset of depression to the point of coming back again out of the darkness. Darkness visible is very apt, but yet there are those ignorant to the fact, that ... More

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