Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


William Styron (1925-2006), born in Newport News, Virginia, was one of the greatest American writers of his generation. Styron published his first book, "Lie Down in Darkness", at age twenty-six and went on to write such influential works as the controversial and Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Confessions of Nat Turner" and the international bestseller "Sophie's Choice".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679736394
ISBN-10: 0679736395
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: January 8th, 1992
Pages: 96
Language: English