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Pertarungan Jiwa Billy

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A portrait of a tortured young man, arrested for a series of kidnappings and rapes, explores the world of a multiple personality, whose traumatic childhood shattered his mind into twenty-four distinct personalities.
Paperback, 615 pages
Published 2002 by Gramedia Pustaka Utama, PT. (first published October 1st 1981)
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Cillain Keyes Himself regularly Interviewed Milligan during his treatment and conferred with his carers. I'm only reading it now but It seems to be a fair…moreKeyes Himself regularly Interviewed Milligan during his treatment and conferred with his carers. I'm only reading it now but It seems to be a fair portrayal. at times shocking but not in a way one might suspect of being overdrawn. Excellent book, would highly suggest if at all interest.(less)
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Anna
Aug 21, 2012 Anna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
У меня нет проблем. Я - часть проблемы.

Очень давно уже знала о существовании такого диагноза, как "множественные умы", но за книгу почему-то браться не хотелось. А недавно, после прочтения кучи статей на Википедии, снова вышла на эту тему. И на этот раз, сразу же скачала книгу и на одном дыхании осилила все произведение. Хотя вру немного, не на одном дыхании. С середины, когда началось описание жизни Билли, немного заскучала, потому что все таки больше хотелось узнать, чем всё закончилось в итог
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Mikheil Samkharadze
რამდენიმე საათია ვცდილობ გონება მოვიკრიბო და რევიუ დავწერო.
ასე იმიტომ კი არ ვარ, რომ ცუდი წიგნია ან დიდად არ მომეწონა, პირიქით - იმდენად მაგარი წიგნია და იმდენად დამაფიქრებელი და იმდენ ურთიერთსაპირისპირო ემოციას იწვევს, რომ ჯერ კიდევ ვერ გავრკვეულვარ.. არც კი ვიცი საიდან დავიწყო წერა..

უმეტესობას ასე თუ ისე მაინც გვსმენია ბილი მილგანის შესახებ. ზოგს მის სასამართლო ისტორიაზე სმენია, ზოგს ჩანაწერები უნახავს, ზოგმა იცის, რომ ლეონარდო დი კაპრიო შეასრულებს მის როლს შემდეგ ფილმში, ზოგმა იცის მისი დაავ
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Irene
Mar 08, 2009 Irene rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book in 1988 as I have always been fascinated with 'split personalities' and the fact that this is a local story (based in Ohio... Milligan even spent time in Zanesville and was treated in Columbus). Daniel Keyes does a fantastic job of introducing the reader to all of Milligan's personalities and helping you understand what daily life was like for Milligan.
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Keyes a avut o răbdare fenomenală și a dedicat multe ore acestui caz ca să poate construi viața lui Milligan. Documentele pe care le pomenește autorul de-a lungul cărții sunt edificatoare pentru munca depusă de acesta pentru a forma puzzle-ul care este viața și mintea lui Milligan și pentru a-l prezenta lumii într-un mod cât mai onest. Recunosc că am citit cartea și mi s-a făcut pielea de găină a
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Frank Tibbetts
Jan 21, 2012 Frank Tibbetts rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Author Daniel Keyes has presented a very riveting description of the human condition if it is pushed too far. I have read this book twice and I have to say that it is one of the best books I have ever read.
Enduring unbelievably cruel tortures as a child at the hands of his stepfather, including sodomy and being forced to dig his own grave-and yes, being buried alive in that same grave, Billy Milligan's mind fragmented into 24 seperate and distinct personalities. I have posted the alter ego's be
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Liviu Szoke
Una din cele mai tulburătoare relatări ale vieții unui infractor ajuns în atenția tuturor datorită bolii sale: tulburare mentala cauzată de personalitate disociativă. Faceți cunoștință cu Billy Miliigan și cele douăzeci și patru de personalități ale sale, primul infractor acuzat de delicte grave precum viol și jaf armat care a fost eliberat din cauza diagnosticului pus de doctori celebri ai vremii. Recenzia, pe FanSF: http://wp.me/pz4D9-2jl.
Rana Wijaya
Jul 13, 2011 Rana Wijaya rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Pernahkah membayangkan suatu hari kau duduk satu ruangan dengan seorang manusia yang satu menit yang lalu bicara denganmu dengan wajah bersahabat, suara lemah lembut dan menyenangkan lalu lima menit kemudian dia berubah galak, memiliki suara menggelegar, bersikap skeptis pada siapapun yang berada di sekitarnya dan tiba-tiba kemudian menangis, meringkuk di pojok ruangan, mengeluarkan suara seperti anak kecil yang sedang ketakutan dan tiba-tiba lagi dia bilang “dimana aku”, “apa aku telah melakuka ...more
Last Melancholic
"ბილი მილიგანის მრავალი გონება" არის წიგნი რომელმაც შეუძლებელია მრავალი ურთიერთსაწინააღმდეგო და სულისშემძვრელი შეგრძნება არ აღძრას მკითხველში, განსაკუთრებით მათში ვისაც სიუჟეტზე მეტად პროტაგონტისტის სულიერ ლაბირინთებში ხეტიალი და ჩხრეკა უყვარს. მიუხედავად იმისა რომ ნაწარმოები დოკუმენტური ხასიათისაა და მასში ერთი გრამი გამონაგონი არ არის , შეიძლება გაგიჩნდეს შეგრძნება რომ სამეცინერო ფანტასტიკას კითხულობ.სინამდვილეში კი ყველაფერი რაც ბილის და მის 24 პიროვნების თავს ხდება აბსლოლუტურად რეალური და შ ...more
Elena Țicău
May 06, 2016 Elena Țicău rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I never thought I could enjoy a non-fiction book that much. This was amazing. Beside the huge amount of information and concrete facts, it still remains a pleasant read.
Long story short, the book follows a real character, named Billy Milligan, or William Stanley Milligan. He suffers from a rare psychological disease which involves multiple personality. The story begins from the moment he was accused of some major crimes. As soon as the police put their hands on him, people start realizing how
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Volodymyr Stoyko
Jan 15, 2016 Volodymyr Stoyko rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Щоб керувати долею, потрібен видатний розум. Щоб здійснювати плани, потрібен дурень."
Здається, вже минув рік відтоді? як я читав одну з найсумніших книжкових історій евер "Квіти для Елджернона" Деніела Кіза. Твердо впевнений, що ще тоді додав у список для читання інший відомий твір Кіза - Множинні особистості Біллі Мілліґана. Але прочитати її довелося лише після того, як подруга на днях розповіла, що читає саме цю книжку. Тому в рамках свого двотижневого книжкового челенджу, Біллі Мілліган опин
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Megi Sajaia
Jan 08, 2016 Megi Sajaia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
კითხვას ვიწყებთ მინაწერით: "ეძღვნება ყველას, ვისაც ბავშვობაში ძალადობა განუცდია, განსაკუთრებით მათ, ვინც იმალება." წიგნი ერთდროულად მძიმეცაა და სასიამოვნოც. რამდენიმე ემოცია ენაცვლება ერთმანეთს კითხვისას და 24 ადამიანის ცხოვრების დეტალი იმდენად გითრევს, რომ სრულიად იძირები უილიამ სტენლი მილიგანის ცხოვრებაში. ის პირველი ადამიანია აშშ-ში, რომელიც ერთგვარი ფსიქიკური დარღვევის გამო არაერთ მძიმე ბრალდებაში ცნეს უდანაშაულოდ, რადგან ერთსა და იმავე დროს რამდენიმე პიროვნება იყო. ვბრაზდები, ბავშვობაში გან ...more
Arifin
Nov 25, 2007 Arifin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
pada dasarnya semua orang renta terkena multiple personality,hanya saja dibutuhkan beberapa latar belakang dan sedikit kekerasan atau pelecehan yang keras...mungkin awalnya seperti self talking biasa..lalu menjarah ke schizoperia atau mpd..dalam hal ini billy mengalami berbagai kekerasan jasamani serta rohani yang diterima dari ayahnya sehingga mengelmi trauma yang amat sangat..menurut saya awalnya billy hanya menyimpan kekesalan dalam hati dan selalu mengejek ayahnya lewat gumaman..tapi mungkin ...more
Chantal
Failed to keep it concise and to the point
Having obscured the story with countless irrelevant details, Daniel Keyes succeeded in exasperating at least one of his readers. Who cares if Billy's case manager has started hunting deer annually since she was twelve? I thought the title of this book was The Minds of Billy Milligan. My only reason for giving it three stars is that I appreciate the tremendous effort Keyes put into conducting proper research for his book, albeit I am not convinced none of
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Simsim
Apr 17, 2016 Simsim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 stele mi se pare prea puţin pentru enormitatea asta de carte. Şi e non-ficţiune! Şi a reuşit autorul în 1981 să pună cap la cap toate acţiunile realizate de 24 de personalităţi multiple, să umple golurile şi să explice publicului larg ce s-a petrecut în cazul unor infracţiuni importante din statul Ohio. Genial e puţin spus.
Ruby
Aug 17, 2015 Ruby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Երբևէ կարդացածս ամենալավ վավերագրական գիրքն էր։
Սկզբում մի տեսակ շատ գեղարվեստական էր թվում, հավատս չէր գալիս, որ իրոք հնարավոր է, որ մի մարդն ունենա իրարից տարբեր էդքան անհատականություններ։ Ու էդ անհատականություններն էլ իրարից էնքան տարբերվող ու վառ էին, ամեն մեկն իրեն բնորոշ գծերով ու ֆունկցիաներով, ու էնքան հետաքրքիր, որ մի տեսակ չէի ուզում, որ Բիլլիի անձերը միացնեին, որովհետև դրանից իր անհատականություններից յուրաքանչյուրն ինչ–որ բան էր կորցնելու։ Չնայած բռնաբարություններին ու մնացած մանր–մու
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Fitrani Puspitasari
This book is a serious mind fuck for me.

When it comes to writing technique; this book lacks of dramatic elements, and the language used is too clinical, too many characters, and probably the conversations in the book were transcribed from tapes. But once I took the book, I was drawn so deeply by the story.

The details I found in this book put me in amazement. I could see each characters' description clearly and fell in love with Allen (and so were my friends). I sympathized each people inside Bil
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Ileen
Aug 24, 2015 Ileen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"[...] Dovevo combattere? Dargliela vinta? […] Ma vale la pena di vivere inghiottiti dal bidone della spazzatura che la società riserva alle menti disadattate?”

Quando ho letto Shantaram ho compreso che tutti (o quasi) abbiamo diritto a non essere giudicati e ad avere una seconda opportunità, che spesso è più importante cosa facciamo per porre rimedio ai nostri errori, che non gli errori stessi che abbiamo commesso. Tuttavia i crimini efferati solitamente non mi lasciano molto spazio di manovra:
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Cynthia Hegyes
Apr 03, 2016 Cynthia Hegyes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have just finished this book and I'm shocked. This story is truly powerful and very complex, it just blown my mind. But I can't believe how unfair was William treated and I am curious about what happened to him in the end.
Elena
Mar 05, 2016 Elena rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have you ever wanted to meet any literature character?

I guess everyone has. There is a number of people I would really pull out of pages too. And after reading a book about a man with 24 separate personalities including, for example, a colour-blind Yugoslavian 'keeper of hate', a lesbian who raped women, a drug-addicted and several other bright, independent and sometimes totally different alters, there is a new leader in this list. And the fact that Billy Milligan was a real person, the first
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Benjamin
May 26, 2015 Benjamin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
I think that everyone would benefit from Arthur of their own.
Postcards from far away
"Una famiglia allargata": le persone dentro.

Libro eccellente anche se non di facile lettura.
Trattasi di una biografia della reale storia e dei lunghi travagli del criminale che fece scandalo in America fra gli anni 70 e 80, William Milligan. Egli fu accusato, all'apice della sua storia in età adulta, di rapina e stupro verso tre donne.
Insomma, la vicenda del nostro protagonista ha radici e origini sin da quando era piccolo: Bill, infatti, fu vittima di abusi sessuali e non da parte del patrigno.
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Heba
Jan 18, 2016 Heba rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
رسالة مؤلمة حفرتها هذه القصة الواقعية بعقلي
الأطفال.. ثم الأطفال ثم الأطفال
انتبهوا لحصاد تربيتكم .. احرصوا عليهم ولا تهملوا ما يرون ويتعلوا منكم

البداية كانت بطفل وانتهت بكارثة

صدقاً الرواية الحقيقية لها طعم آخر .. تعيش معها لحظة بلحظة وكأنك بذاك الزمان وداخل تلك الغرف المغلقة تحلل وتتأمل بهدوء
تفكر معهم وتذهل معهم وتحزن واعجباه معهم
كل هذا وأنت تعلم أنها ليست مخيلة إنسان مبدعة إنما هي قدرة إنسان مبدع على نقل وقائع مذهلة

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لأنتقل الآن لما كانت عليه هذه القصة
إنها قصة بيلي وهو أول شخص يُحكم له بال
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Katya
Nov 28, 2015 Katya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Давно уже всем известно, что общество - это стадо. Каждый из нас - личность, но все вместе мы - толпа, так уж получается, в этом никто не виноват по большому счёту. Это как в стрессовых ситуациях: что-то случается и все начинают бежать - и ты не думаешь, бежишь тоже, не зная куда и зачем, и то, что вокруг таких же бегущих много создаёт иллюзию общности и безопасности. Лишь очень редкие стрессоустойчивые люди могут не поддаться панике и мыслить здраво.

И всю жизнь мы живём в такой вот толпе, котор
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CHERRY
Apr 07, 2015 CHERRY rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: must-read
My first impression of Dissociative identity disorder (DID) came from the film Primal Fear starring Edward Norton as a brutal murderer who pretends to have the disorder. I attempted to read this book when I was in Primary 5 but it was too difficult for me then, so my feelings toward DID remained suspicious.

Keyes' report of Milligan's true story made me believe. The pieces surrounding Milligan's story are gathered very well to present a smooth story. I kept finding out more about his "people" and
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Dawn McCarthy
Aug 18, 2013 Dawn McCarthy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a well written and interesting story. It had to be a huge undertaking for this author, so bless his heart for doing so, as I probably would have never known this story otherwise. The author tells the story in such a way as to keep the reader interested. I read somewhere that James Cameron was going to write a screenplay and direct a movie based on this book, but it got bogged down by lawsuits. It is a shame, because I can completely see this book adapted into a movie. Again it would be a ...more
Maria Chiper
May 19, 2016 Maria Chiper rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
E foarte greu să notezi o astfel de carte, în care istoria în sine este cea mai interesantă parte și nu creativitatea, imaginația sau stilul scriitorului. Cu toate acestea, cartea se citește ușor și te prinde imediat, mai ales pe cei care nu prea cunosc cazul dat.
E foarte fascinant și în același timp strașnic să descoperi ce capacități are mintea și creierul uman.
Kole Camp
Jan 23, 2009 Kole Camp rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of my favorite books. I borrowed it from my best friend and never returned it! I recommend it to anyone who is interested in troubled minds or multiple personality disorders. I ended up reading it in a couple of days. I just couldn't put it down. I found myself rooting for Billy despite all of his horrific crimes. The story of his life is really fascinating. I sympathized with him and wanted him to find his way through and find peace. I have been interested in mental disorders since ...more
Ильяс Джаз
Не плохая книга.
Больше всего понравилось, что личность Артур распределила обязанности среди других личностей.
И еще понравилось, что один момент каждая личность начала развивать, то в чем она сильна. Они перестали тратить время в пустую и каждую минуту времени занимались оттачиванием навыков.
Jovi Ene
Jan 17, 2016 Jovi Ene rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nu orice începe prost se termină tot prost.
”Mințile lui Billy Milligan” începe greu, mai ales până te deslușești care sunt personalitățile/persoanele cuibărite în mintea lui Billy. Dar apoi, odată ce începe să-și povestească viața, îți dai seama ce poveste extraordinară, cât de greu i-a fost să descurce cu 24 de personalități diferite, cât de complicate au fost procese lui, câtă psihologie trebuie să cunoști ca să tratezi un asemenea caz. Și e meritul lui Daniel Keyes ca a reușit să transpună o
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Believe_in
Oct 23, 2015 Believe_in rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, 2015
This story blew my mind away! I've been fascinated and horrified by it. And if Leo is not gonna get an Oscar for playing Billy I don't even know what's wrong with the world. ( and yes, I'm 100% sure that he is gonna play this role perfectly !)
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Daniel Keyes was an American author best known for his Hugo award-winning short story and Nebula award-winning novel Flowers for Algernon. Keyes was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2000.

Keyes was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. At age 17, he joined the U.S. Maritime Service as ship's purser. He obtained a B.A. in psychology from B
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