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The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone

He was five-foot-four and barely 100 pounds soaking wet.  If you saw him on the street, he was scraggly, unkempt, and often covered in white dust.  917 more words

Review

Top Ten Tuesday - The Trouble of Re-Reading.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog event hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, and this week’s topic is about those books that you really liked but either won’t get around to, or that you’re scared to read again. 483 more words

Review of Lust for Life by Irving Stone

This 1934 novel about the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh seems mistitled. Vincent’s bleak life was marked by recurring periods of depression and shame that he didn’t live up to others’ expectations. 526 more words

Art

"Each of us has his own alphabet with which to create poetry."

“Each of us has his own alphabet with which to create poetry.”

Irving Stone, writer

Writer

The Passions of the Mind: Where's the novel?

In The Passions of the Mind, Irving Stone presents Sigmund Freud as a family man who works hard, walks fast, and writes prodigiously while smoking expensive cigars. 213 more words

Fictional Biography

"A man who has not suffered has nothing to tell with his paintings."

“A man who has not suffered has nothing to tell with his paintings.”

Irving Stone, writer

Writer

Book Review: Lust for Life

This book is Art, its not a piece of art as often said about any Literature, but Pure Art. You need not to understand painting or know who Vincent Van Gogh is to read this book or make sense of it. 217 more words

Book Review