Lust For Life by Irving Stone

This novel is a vivid portrayal of the tumultuous and passionate life of a renowned post-impressionist painter. It delves deeply into his struggles with poverty, mental illness, and a largely unappreciated genius during his lifetime. The narrative is rich with the artist's fervent desire to capture the essence of life and beauty through his revolutionary art, despite facing rejection and misunderstanding from those around him. Through a blend of factual research and imaginative interpretation, the book brings to life the painter's intense relationships, his bouts of fervor and despair, and his relentless pursuit of artistic innovation and expression, offering readers a compelling insight into the soul of a man who transformed pain and tragedy into some of the world's most beloved works of art.

The 3268th greatest book of all time


Published
1934
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following 1 lists: