The Agony And The Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel Of Michelangelo

September 7, 2004|
The Agony And The Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel Of Michelangelo by Irving Stone
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Irving Stone’s classic biographical novel of Michelangelo—the #1 New York Times bestseller in which both the artist and the man are brought to vivid, captivating life.

His time—the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring Popes, and the all-powerful de''Medici family…

His loves—the frail and lovely daughter of Lorenzo de''Medici, the ardent mistress of Marco Aldovrandi, and his last love, his greatest love—the beautiful, unhappy Vittoria Colonna...

His genius—a God-driven fury from which he wrested brilliant work that made a grasp for heaven unmatched in half a millennium...

His name—Michelangelo Buonarroti. Creator of the David, painter of the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel, architect of the dome of St. Peter''s, Michelangelo lives once more in the tempestuous, powerful pages of Irving Stone''s towering triumph. A masterpiece in its own right, this biographical novel offers a compelling portrait of one of the greatest artists the world has ever known.
Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the “biographical novel,” which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures. In these novels, Stone interspersed biography with fictional narrative on the psychology and private lives of his subjects. He also w...
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Title:The Agony And The Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel Of Michelangelo
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:784 pages, 8 X 5.23 X 1.75 in
Shipping dimensions:784 pages, 8 X 5.23 X 1.75 in
Published:September 7, 2004
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451213235

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