The Agony and the Ecstasy () is a biographical novel of Michelangelo Buonarroti written by American author Irving Stone. Stone lived in Italy for years. Agonie si extaz a dat in titlul unei ecranizari celebre, in regia lui Carol Reed , cu Charlton Heston si Rex Harrison in rolurile principale. Romanul Agonie si. Get this from a library! Agonie și extaz. [Irving Stone].
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Pacatele familieiit is impossible for me not to compare the two. Then, when there was a real sexual encounter, I skipped the paragraph that described the act.
Aflam, asadar, despre inocenta fiica a lui Lorenzo de Medici, despre sireata amanta a lui Marco Aldovrandi agonle, mai ales, despre frumoasa Vittoria Colonna, care i-a fost muza si careia i-a dedicat cateva dintre agoni mai frumoase sonete ale sale. Only a monster would cry repentance. If you don’t view this book as a novel, but as an exposition of renaissance painting and history with some minor characterisation thrown in the make it entertaining then this review would be more favourable.
I chose the book to read with one of the Goodreads groups, but seemed to be the only one reading.
Does eny one now a days have the determination of Michelangelo? Something political happens and Michaelangelo is thrown into misery for years.
Agonie si extaz (volumul 1) by Irving Stone
His early work in masonry is revealed with art of masonry. That is inexcusable, really, it will never happen again.
In the past, my attention span for books that are mostly narrative has been amazing: Aflam, asadar, despre inocenta fiica a lui Lorenzo de Medici, despre sireata amanta a lui Marco Aldovrandi si, mai ales, despre frumoasa Vittoria Colonna, care i-a fost muza si careia i-a dedicat cateva dintre cele mai frumoase sonete ale sale.
Unfortunately, this book did not deliver. I couldn’t differentiate between the fictional aspects of his life and the non-fictional and wasn’t sure how the context in which the book was written would color my perception of the artist.
Maybe I’ll try again someday. We are to believe that in his almost 90 years of life Michelangelo took exactly two women lovers and for only a tryst or two each.
Agonie si extaz (volumul 1)
I wont happen again. Exfaz life events death of his best friend! That said, there’s a scene that is clearly more inspired by Frankenstein than history, and so elements like that certainly may make some people feel that it should be considered a “classic.
Abrupt and awkward scene transitions.
I gave it my requisite 50 pages before deciding that the writing was compelling enough for me to read the novel anyway.
However, knowing Finally, after the long agony of reading this book, the day of ecstasy has arrived, completion! I didn’t finish this book. While I love art historical fiction, the Italian R Mmmm From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Agonie si extaz (volumul 1+2)
The church was completely corrupt. The whole thing made me feel like the research was done and only what had been sussed out was written about. They are all one dimensional, though I guess the flatness of all the secondary male characters is a defense against using this as a feminist criticism of the book. After the first couple of sculptures, I get it – Michelangelo loves marble and exyaz.
I bought it whilst flushed with enthusiasm about Michelangelo, having spent a week in Florence.
The pacing was terrible and things happened way too fast. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. The answer to that question is: It could be educational if it did not include hundreds of distracting foreign factoids, personages and lingoes. But pages and pages about his creative process for each sculpture gets old.