Thank you, Mr. Styron, for sharing your story with us.
I recommend this book for anyone who suffers from depression, anyone who loves someone with depression, or anyone who is a fan of Styron's.
While depression still returns from time to time, I never have felt as alone as I did before I read this book.
DARKNESS VISIBLE, by William Styron.
I read this "Memoir of Madness" in just a couple hours. Read more
For a wise and eloquent description of major depression and recovery, here you go. The book packs more insight into its few pages than all the tomes combined.Published 2 days ago by Kenneth Sullivan
Very short book. Bill is a good writer, but this is basically just an article, not a full book.Published 3 days ago by Jaybird
Brilliant. And recommended for those with troubled relatives, family members, loved ones or friends. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Gerry Robinson
Does a fair job of describing how depression feels. Falls a little short.Published 17 days ago by Thomas Earl Cheshire
Styron is a great writer. This is a wonderful piece of writing; a moving and candid insight into the Black Dog.Published 18 days ago by Professor Cassandra Pybus
Insight into the mind of a literal genius. Styron had the ability to delve into his own psyche. Unfortunately, this insight was unable to bring him the happiness and peace of... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Suzanne Labonte