by Irving Stone - £8.99 Cornerstone (Arrow Books Ltd) (2018)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781787461390 | ISBN 10: 1787461394
Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.
“Vincent is not dead. He will never die. His love, his genius, the great beauty he has created will go on forever, enriching the world… He was a colossus... a great painter... a great philosopher... a martyr to his love of art.“
Walking down the streets of Paris the young Vincent Van Gogh didn’t feel like he belonged. Battling poverty, repeated heartbreak and familial obligation, Van Gogh was a man plagued by his own creative urge but with no outlet to express it. Until the day he picked up a paintbrush.
Written with raw insight and emotion, follow the artist through his tormented life, struggling against critical discouragement and mental turmoil and bare witness to his creative journey from a struggling artist to one of the world’s most celebrated artists.
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