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The Agony and the Ecstasy - Irving Stone
The Agony and the Ecstasy
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Fictional depiction of Michelangelo. Includes bibliography, glossary and a list of the artist's works.
Fictional depiction of Michelangelo. Includes bibliography, glossary and a list of the artist's works.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451171351 (0451171357)
ASIN: 451171357
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 776
Edition language: English
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JeffreyKeeten
JeffreyKeeten rated it
4.5 THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY BY IRVING STONE
”To some people stone was dead; ‘hard as stone,’ ‘stone cold,’ they said. To him, as he once again ran his fingers along its contours, it was the most alive substance in the world, rhythmic, responsive, tractable: warm, resilient, colorful, vibrant. He was in love with stone.”Michelangelo portrait b...
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down!
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down! rated it
4.5 The Agony and Ecstasy
Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: A biographical novel of the life and art of Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter, architect...Review: I have conflicted feelings about this novel. There is just so much to love, so much that has made a profound emotional and intellectual impact on me. And yet in some asp...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
As Stone tells us in his note afterwards, he not only lived and researched in Michelangelo's Italy, he had this letters translated into English for the first time. Stone even worked in marble quarries and apprenticed himself to a sculptor. Needless to say, this biography of the great artist, archite...
kennethjmcginnis
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0.0 The Agony and the Ecstasy
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Chrissie's Books
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4.0
Finished: I am giving this 4 out of 5 stars. I learned a lot and this book will push me on to reading more about Italy in the 1500s, more about the Medici, more about the Borgia family, more about the Popes, more about Charles V,the Holy Roman Emperor. History was made VERY interesting. It was not d...
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