The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 22 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) The Agony and the Ecstasy is a biographical novel of the life of Michelangelo. The story begins…
Summary: Irving Stone’s Lust for Life is a biographical novelization of the life of Vincent van Gogh. The novel is based on the many letters (approximately 700) written between Vincent van Gogh and his younger brother, Theo. Stone takes author’s creative license and invents dialogue,…
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