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Anhelo de Vivir La Vida de Vincent Van Gogh by Irving Stone, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Anhelo de vivir: la vida de Vincent Van Gogh. Front Cover. Irving Stone. Altaya, – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Anhelo de vivir. Anhelo de vivir: La vida de Vincent Van Gogh / Longing to Live: The Life of Vincent Van Gogh. Front Cover. Irving Stone. Editorial Planeta.

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Lists with This Book. The Borinage could be explained by that the fact that they were honest, simple folk like Van Gogh and therefore a natural bond was formed.

I think since I tend to be painfully practical, I have a hard time understanding people who act I impractically like letting his brother anheko him money to live on his entire life, because he couldn’t work because he just had to paint. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I don’t know how true it is, but it’s a good read anyway. The Italian government lauded Stone with several honorary awards during this period for xnhelo cultural achievements highlighting Italian history.

I’m trying not to feel guilty giving a book like this the same rating I give a much lesser one, as I can’t even imagine all that went into its creation.

T Although this is a biography, it’s usually found under “fiction” in bookstores and libraries. I wish the last part, about Vincent’s stay in Auvers, were longer and more detailed for example showing Vincent’s relationships with other people than Gachetbecause it looks like Stone wanted to finish the bo 3,5. The only hard thing is to be loved.


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He wasn’t even a very nice person from what I could tell. The people wore a coarse linen which they wove themselves, warp black, woof blue, the result of which was a black and blue, striped pattern.

They all come across as whackos of course, but this is la vie de l’art! I already knew the basic outline of Vincent’s life, so maybe that was also part of the problem, no suspense or surprise, of course that isn’t the book’s fault. At the end of the book, Stone tells exactly what minor parts are fiction. vjvir

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Couldn’t hardly stand him in the middle, and felt so sad and sorry for him at the end. They not only could not tell the difference between good and bad art, but seemed to have a positive talent for choosing the artificial, the obvious, and the cheap.

How far can a person carry ifving along is well narrated in this biography. Stone wanted to explain Van Gogh’s difficult life and how he began, flourished, and died as a painter. By the end of the book, it became apparent that neither of Vincent nor Theo could live without the other.

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The tobacco smoke was so thick in the living room that when Gauguin moved his huge bulk from one end to the other, he looked like an ocean liner coming through the fog. Want to Read saving…. I’m glad I got to finally read a book about the life of an artist, and I think Irving Stone puts a lot of effort and depth in portraying Van Gogh.


But hearing about how he was so tormented at the end, softened my heart to him. That being said, I admire the effort Stone put into breathing life into Van Gogh’s story, and his pursuit of maintaining truth and authenticity in storytelling a lot of the content is cross-checked with Van Gogh’s letters to Theo. Published by Ediciones Altaya first published I kne To be honest, I was never particularly interested in Vincent Van Gogh, so I really had no particular interest in this fictional biography.

When at home, Stone relied upon the research facilities and expertise made available to him by Esther Euler InStone received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Stone is a nice writer, but his writing sometimes indulges in glossed sentimentality that’s similar to Herman Hesse at his worst.

Readin’Guy rated it it was ok May 18, People close to Van Gogh’s life, like Paul Gauguinare also characters in the novel. He stressed viivir out. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rembrandt fulfilled his life purpose; that justified him.

Refresh and try again. Stone’s main source for Lust for Life, as noted in the afterword, were Van Gogh’s letters to his brother Theo.