Lust for Life () is a biographical novel written by Irving Stone based on the life of the famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Gogh, and his hardships. Irving Stone. OCLC Number: Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.]: HathiTrust Digital Library, MiAaHDL. Description: 1 online. Un om care trăiește în spiritul valorilor ce sprijină viața nu va încerca să dovedească nimic; nici. sfințenia, nici bunătatea, nici puterea sa. De aceea oamenii.

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I didn’t like him by reading it, but I did understand more about why he cut off his ear, and why he committed suicide. He did this while writing in 3rd person. Having little knowledge of this artist, I was not prepared for the plot of this biography.

Fiction Additional Physical Format: Vincent had no idea the people did not like him. This will help illustrate many of the great works of art described in the book. What was their great offense that made them outcasts and pariahs? I guess I’m going to. The tobacco smoke was so thick in the living room that when Gauguin moved his huge bulk from one end to the other, he looked like an ocean liner coming through the fog. Stone’s main source for Lust for Life, as noted in the afterword, were Van Gogh’s letters to his brother Theo.


It was really because of Theo that Vincent got himself known at all – Theo supported him financially and emotionally all his life – even when others forsook him. Lust for Life is a biographical novel written by Irving Stone based on the life of the famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Goghand his hardships. Sone bad 1 The dialogue is hilariously overwrought.


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Seemed as though he had such immense bad fortune. Lists vketii This Book. It gives a better understanding of the artists process, along with describing the origins of some of Van Gogh’s most famous works– The Potato Eaters, Sunflowers. T Although this is a biography, it’s usually found under “fiction” in bookstores and libraries. Those were interesting interactions.

God is being good to you! I already knew the basic outline of Vincent’s life, so maybe that was also part of the problem, no suspense or surprise, irfing course that isn’t the book’s fault. Art is amoral; so is life. The bucuria vietii irving stone hard thing is to be loved.

I am not sure he would even be accepted by society today if he lived the way he did then. Irving Stone Find more information about: Not many people lead lives that can be novelised with so few additions and alterations. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: After the book ends, Stone has a section called “Notes”, where he admits to the reader that a couple of the scenes such as Van Gogh’s meeting with Paul Cezanne were clearly a product of his imagination.

The writing did bucurla away from the overall quality of the book, I’ve never read any Irving Stone before so I can’t really compare this to his other works. Interesting bio fiction of Vincent Van Gogh. Irving Stone masterfully illustrates a life built upon that premise. HathiTrust Digital Library, Limited view search only.

He had a very interesting life. It was more an obsession with whatever he did. Stone is a nice writer, but his writing sometimes indulges in glossed sentimentality that’s similar to Herman Hesse at his worst. But hearing about how he was so tormented at the end, softened my heart to him.


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vietiu Write a review Rate this item: Urmarind peregrinarile personajului principal, Irving Stone surprinde deopotriva duritatea vietii minerilor din Borinage, entuziasmul si framantarile grupului de pictori din care fac buucuria Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Cezanne, Seurat, Rousseau, dar si tablouri provinciale din Olanda, Belgia si Franta.

The good 1 The research and consistency with at least some research on Van Gogh and what is believed have been the sequence of events in his life — he irging on VG’s letters to his brother Theo, of which there are 2 I learned about Theo Van Gogh – the unheralded, loyal to a faul I was going to gripe SO HARD about this book until the very last “author’s notes” when I realized the book was published in and Irving Stone actually got first hand accounts of people who actually knew Van Gogh.

Your list has reached the maximum number of items. And all of the conversations about feelings, romance etc. Sadly none of those quotes were in the book and instead of this deeply verbaly philosophical person I have found bucuroa deeply troubled and lonely soul. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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