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It was a znhelo history lesson of the time period, also. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That being said, I admire the effort Stone put into breathing life into Van Gogh’s story, and his pursuit of maintaining truth and authenticity in storytelling a lot of the content I’m glad I got to finally read a book about the life of an artist, and I think Irving Stone puts a lot of effort and depth in portraying Van Gogh.

Nor had I ever learned much about Van Gogh beyond the facts that he was troubled, cut his own ear off, and died young and poor.

It was ok, only read half of the book. The correlation between good artists and hypersensitive natures was painted in bold strokes. There was also an interesting part in the book where he was living in Paris and all these other artists were there also.

Refresh and try again. This article about a biographical or autobiographical novel of the s is a stub. Hardcover1pages. His poor parents and brother spend he whole time bailing him out of money troubles and women troubles and this guy just keeps whining. Art is amoral; so is life. He seemed self-destructive and bi-polar.

Its tells the tale of a very sad soul but its so beautiful, many parts had me crying It shows glimpses into the life of a man who struggled so much and yet always gave all that he had and worked with a fervor and passion to put into art all that he felt and to imbibe in every piece his emotions and a bit of himself and his beautiful, tortured soul.


The chief value of art, Vincent, lies in the expression it gives the artist. Kay rated it it was ok Jan 03, Also, I have found the writing to be a bit dry, however, I guess, after all it was a bio and not a fiction thus the accent was on other places. But, he also isolated himself much of the time. Rembrandt fulfilled his life purpose; that justified him. I also kept stopping to look up all the paintings he did and all of the painters he was friends with and their paintings!

Anhelo de vivir by Irving Stone (2 star ratings)

Constantly second-guessing the author doesn’t really lead to a great reading experience. A cradle was not like anything else ; there was no fooling with it.

The Italian government lauded Stone with several honorary awards during this period for his cultural achievements highlighting Italian history. I know, I know, he most likely suffered from undiagnosed depression all his life snhelo holy hell he whinged an awful lot.

Robert rated it it was ok Mar 17, The latter half could have been trimmed as it gets monotonous. A fictional Historical Biography which had me hooked.

Those were interesting interactions. I loved seeing how Van Gogh grew as a person as well as an artist. The men anheol it were all powerful personalities, fierce egoists, and vibrant iconoclasts.

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. I already knew the basic eo of Vincent’s life, so maybe that was also part of the problem, no suspense or surprise, of course that isn’t the book’s fault. Readin’Guy rated it it was ok May 18, Several times during his life, he was treated unfairly and incorrectly accused of things he did not do and these situations negatively affected him.

By the end of the book, it became apparent that neither of Vincent nor Theo could live without the Vincent van Gogh is considered one of the fathers of modern art. It seems probable that Vincent’s letters to and from his own brother Theo provided a foundation for Adversary in the House.


To ask other readers questions about Anhelo de vivirplease sign up. Therefore, almost everything in this novel was new to me. Interesting bio fiction of Vincent Van Gogh. Vincent van GoghTheo van Gogh.

Couldn’t hardly stand him in the middle, and felt so sad and sorry for him at the end.

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At any rate I finished it, but breathed a sigh of relief when it was done. It was interesting to know his life story and the book for the better part tried to steerclear from banalities and chiches even though it did not succeed everytime. Took me this long to finally read it. 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 relies 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.

Romanticized account of the life and career of Vincent Van Gogh, the archetypal ‘struggling artist’.

Let those who like you come to you. It had it’s ups and downs there were certainly some slow parts. Irvint book is not yet featured on Listopia. Maybe this is the only way to really write this kind of a story where the only source are the letters of Van Gogh.