Category: Irving Stone

Author Spotlight: Irving Stone

Every so often, a Twitter thread or Facebook meme or “Top Ten Tuesday” type survey will come around, asking people to share “a book you think everyone should read” or an “under-rated author people should try.” And every time this happens, I almost always… Continue Reading “Author Spotlight: Irving Stone”

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”

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