A fictional account of the life of Vincent van Gogh, the tormented genius who put so much of himself into his art that he found it difficult to maintain himself in ordinary society.
|LC Classifications||PS3537.T669 L8 1984b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 489 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||489|
Lust for Life () is a biographical novel written by Irving Stone based on the life of the famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Gogh, and his hardships. It was adapted into a film of the same name starring Kirk Douglas, which was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one. The book's name - Lust for Life - perfectly describes the biography of well-known painter Vincent Van Gogh. You live the utter dedication and passion, sore quest, denial, devastation, solitude and camaraderie, elaboration of talent, strong will to address the /5(K). Jun 01, · Since its initial publication in , Irving Stone’s Lust for Life has been a critical success, a multimillion-copy bestseller, and the basis for an Academy Award-winning movie. The most famous of all of Stone’s novels, it is the story of Vincent Van Gogh—brilliant painter, passionate lover, and alleged madman/5. About Lust for Life “A story of excruciating power.”—The New York Times The classic, bestselling biographical novel of Vincent Van Gogh Since its initial publication in , Irving Stone’s Lust for Life has been a critical success, a multimillion-copy bestseller, and the basis for an .
Nov 07, · Lust for Life is a book that is not easily released from the hand. Throughout the book drags the question of what were to do it for love. Liam main character in the story finds out that has terminal brain cancer and has a few more months of life/5(16). Mar 13, · "Lust for Life" is a very good debut novel authored by Irving Stone. It closely follows the life of Vincent van Gogh. There is much dialogue that has to have been imagined. There is also a fairly strange delusional episode that the author states is fictionalized/5(). Jul 20, · Lust for Life is a book that is not easily released from the hand. Throughout the book drags the question of what were to do it for love. Liam main character in the story finds out that has terminal brain cancer and has a few more months of life/5. Nov 30, · "Lust for Life", Vincente Minnelli's rich interpretation of Irving Stone's Vincent Van Gogh bio-novel, is a film both compelling and repelling; in delving into the psyche of the artist (unforgettably portrayed by Kirk Douglas), one can see an untrained, unbridled genius smashing convention to open viewers' eyes to a world defined by passion /10(K).
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