The Stoic [Theodore Dreiser] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Stoic is a novel by Theodore Dreiser, first published in It is the conclusion to A Trilogy of Desire, his series of novels about Frank Cowperwood. The Stoic has ratings and 37 reviews. David said: The last book in Dreiser’s Trilogy of Desire tells of the waning days of robber baron Frank Cowpe.

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Return to Book Page. Trilogy of Desire 3 books. Overall it is a brilliant observation of the late XIXth -early XXth century financial business and a semi-fictional man who could make a difference. Other books in the series. George rated it liked it Dec 27, Books by Theodore Dreiser. It feels like this to me.

The end stresses the vanity of worldly goods and the value of beauty and, incongruously, dreisee. Jun 24, Nassimoka rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Stoicplease sign up. Where were they now, the aspirations and dreams of achievement that so haunted and drove Frank Cowperwood? The London projects continue to grow rapidly without his participation.

In the case of that family, however, they dumped the house many years ago invested wisely and have provided great philanthropy, a successful The book ends with very few people at our misguided hero’s funeral.


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America New YorkEurope London, Paris, NorwayAsia India are represented by general pictures of the cities life and by the local sketches of the famous Parisian restaurant Maxim, the Canterbury Cathedral, the picturesque English estates, the refined everyday life of the European nobility, including the Queen of Great Britain, with whom Frank, Berenice and Lord Stane drink tea, and the life arrangement of the Norwegian sailors, fisherfolk and Lapps and the poor population of India.

Her delicate support relieves his defeat in the Chicago City Council and opens up new business prospects. Pastaj kur takoi Berenisin qe sipas Drajzerit ishte misherimi i inteligjences, bukurise, shkathtesise, artit etj. No trivia or quizzes yet. But it is also interesting from a descriptive point of view.

Jun 03, Illiterate rated it did not like it. His life gets demolished in the end.

Natalya Evstigneeva rated it liked it Jun 11, This series of novels depicts Frank Cowperwood, a businessman based on the real-life streetcar tycoon Charles Yerkes. Would she not have come to dislike him—to hate him even—in a short space of time? It’s the coolest novel ever, one I read the 1st time as a kid.

This is more of a story about how indulging with too many loose women can bring even the greatest men’s fall. Nuk ishte e nevojshme te sulmohej Ejlini per te perkrahur veprimet e Ereiser. Repeats the first two volumes. 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.


She focuses on charity, being all for sick children.

The Stoic (Trilogy of desire, #3) by Theodore Dreiser (3 star ratings)

Jan 30, vhatos rated it it was amazing. Preview — The Stoic by Theodore Dreiser. Published November 3rd by Signet Classics first published There was a problem adding your email address. This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat Anastasia Moiseieva rated it liked it Jan 09, Feb 06, Rachel rated it it was amazing.

Nurakhmet Qalizhanov rated it liked it Oct 11, Problemi qe une gjej tek librat e Drajzerit ne pergjithesi eshte fakti se si ka mundesi qe nje mashkull i vetem nuk mund te sfidohet nga asnje femer.

Had there not been some chemistry of the blood, causing her to make a fool of herself, without having any real basis in intellectual rapprochement.