Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman

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Read Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Online Free - The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend, Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Meticulously researched, drawing on the 658 letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, Deborah Heiligman weaves a tale of two lives intertwined and the love of the Van Gogh brothers.



Title : Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers
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ISBN : 0805093397
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 464 pages


Reviews


Cait • A Page with a View rated it ★★★☆☆

October 06, 2017

The book does a pretty great job painting a clear picture (ha I crack myself up) of Vincent van Gogh's relationship with his brother Theo and the dynamics of their whole family. And it really does cover a LOT... like there's a timeline, info on relatives, and even sketches & paintings include...


Laurie Halse rated it ★★★★★

June 24, 2017

Heart-gripping, page-turning, and inspiring. The lives of the Van Gogh brothers are a portrait of love that endures through the darkest of times.


Rebecca rated it ★★★★☆

May 18, 2017

Heiligman’s elegant biography for 14- to 18-year-olds focuses on the key relationship of Vincent van Gogh’s life: that with his younger brother, Theo. It opens in the present tense, which recurs in much of the book, and Heiligman intersperses more standard narrative chapters with short scenes tha...


Julie rated it ★★★★★

July 25, 2017

A magnificent work, an engrossing read. My review can be found here, on my blog: http://bookgargoyle.blogspot.com/2017....


Louise rated it ★★★★★

July 11, 2017

While this is written for teens, not knowing the story, it held my attention. Kudos to the book designers.. Its short chapters are grouped into sections, each with a b/w Van Gogh sketch. The cover shows the hats worn in the famous portraits of the two men. The brothers look alike such that the Th...


Billy rated it ★★★★★

November 15, 2017

While I rate most books I read, I don't typically write reviews. This is the third book I have read on Vincent and Theo and it is far beyond anything else I have read in capturing the essence of who they were and not just a retelling of "the story" of their lives. Heiligman brings incredible insi...


Monica rated it ★★★★★

April 18, 2017

My starred Horn Book review here: http://www.hbook.com/2017/04/choosing...


Anna rated it ★★★★★

October 19, 2017

What a beautiful biography of brothers and art, pain and joy, life and death! Looking at Vincent and Theo Van Gogh, through such an artistic lens as an art gallery, is pure genius. Deborah Heiligman has created a lovely book, with poetry in the writing, and so much emotion. I thought I knew a lot...


Lisa rated it ★★★★★

June 29, 2017

As a fan of Van Gogh's art, and the mother of two boys, I just really loved this book about the deep love two brothers had for each other and how one did everything and anything he could to allow the other to follow his dreams.


DaNae rated it ★★★★☆

October 14, 2017

There is no doubt this book is brilliant. Perhaps a little draggy at time. But damn, it gave me PTSD. Loving people with mental illness is brutal.





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