The Stoic [Theodore Dreiser] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Again a posthumous publication, in a sober, stalwart and graceless portrait of a man, Frank Cowperwood, and the negotiations, personal and financial, of a. Автор: Dreiser Theodore, Книга: The Stoic, Серия: Trilogy of Desire.

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Showing best matches Show all copies. Berenice Fleming like Emilia Grigsby, being a delicate girl, who appreciates the beauty, starts looking for the meaning of life in the Indian philosophy. Feb 06, Rachel rated it it was amazing.

Sfoic it’s Berenice who gets to become the enlightened one? Paperbackpages. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency.

Trilogy of Desire 3 books. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sep 05, Steve Congdon rated it it was amazing. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. However, as his age begins to catch up with him, an illness makes it clear these are the last years of his life. Nuk ishte e nevojshme te sulmohej Ejlini per te perkrahur veprimet e Kauperudit. He decides to move to London, England, where he intends to take over and develop the underground railway system.

Apr 01, Lorena rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 21, Jeff Laughlin rated it it was amazing. It is an excellent finale to the life story of Frank Cowperwood, and while the ending might appear out of place, it is only so to the people who fail to observe that Berenice is essentially a trust fund child, therefore she tries to make a difference in a way an inexperienced trust fund child would. The last book in Dreiser’s Trilogy of Desire tells of the waning days of robber baron Frank Cowperwood, again delving into his shady business dealings and equally shady romantic dealings.


May 01, Max rated it it was amazing. Berenice travels to Indiawhere she is moved by poverty.

To ask other readers questions about The Stoicplease sign up. She conceals an ineradicable attainment of beauty, which leads her to the God.

View all 3 comments. From Wikipedia, dreoser free encyclopedia. This is more of a story about how indulging with too many loose women can bring even the greatest men’s fall.

Finally, Cowperwood dies of Bright’s disease.


Berenice relived in her mind her entire life. Not every hero gets to see those new beginnings and it irks me. The Stoic Trilogy of Desire Author s: Aventurat qe s’mbarojne, endja e pashtershme per te bukuren, persosmerine, pushtetin, poziten shoqerore, parane, te gjitha keto e pershkojne jeten e Kauperudit deri ne ditet e tij te fundit.

A partial reread for maybe the th time. Mar 23, Gina rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

The book ends with very few people at our misguided hero’s funeral. Sic e thashe, libri i pare eshte thjesht fillimi i jetes se Kauperudit si financier dhe dy martesat e tij. Pastaj kur takoi Berenisin qe sipas Drajzerit ishte misherimi i inteligjences, bukurise, shkathtesise, artit etj. Sep 15, Gleb Sevruk rated it it was amazing. There Dreiser described the last London period in the life of the outstanding American financier, millionaire, and developer of a public transport network in Chicago — Frank Algernon Cowperwood.


Mar 12, TarasProkopyuk rated it really liked it Shelves: Vitet e fundit u rikujtova per Kauperudin dhe titullin e librit te dyte dhe mendova; do jete liber titanik. More terrifying, however, was the thought which came to her occasionally as to whether she had really loved Eugene at all or not.

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Used book in good condition. The story is concentrated on Cowperwood’s later years of monetary success, his second marriage to Aileen, who bores him, his relationship with Berenice, who fascinates him, but who does not exclude minor mistresses. His inheritance is squandered in lawsuits. Was deriser not a passing fancy?

This book is wonderful and absolutely worth the time you waste for that. Still, these promises felt false here. Would she not have come to dislike him—to hate him even—in a short space of time?

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Death from appendicitis of thirty-five years old Caroline Hand and an accidental visit to the cemetery of Pere-Lachaise suggests to Cowperwood the idea of frailties of life. May 12, Medina Rz rated it it was amazing Shelves: There, for the first time, she had experienced the dawn of a spiritual awakening, which was even now enabling her to see more clearly.

Edited by Samuel Hynes. Trilogy of Desire 3. It’s the coolest novel ever, one I read the 1st time as a kid.

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