Category: Creative Biography

Review: The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone

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… Continue Reading “Review: The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone”

Review: Lust for Life by Irving Stone

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,… Continue Reading “Review: Lust for Life by Irving Stone”