2 edition of egoist found in the catalog.
1947 by Oxford U.P. .
Written in English
First published 1879.
|Series||World Classics -- No508|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||547|
The Egoist is one of the strangest novels I have come across, a psychological analysis of a type particularly interesting because men like him often rise to positions of power in politics or /5. The Egoist recounts the story of self-absorbed Sir Willoughby Patterne and his attempts at marriage; jilted by his first bride-to-be, he vacillates between the sentimental Laetitia Dale and.
The Egoist has the potential of a great novel but just misses through over-writing (one can feel the padding towards the 3 volumes required at the time) and a phoney "comic" ending which is /5(31).
The Egoist is the extreme expression of his recurrent theme: the defeat of egoism by the power of comedy. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and Cited by: 8. Overall book rating: Audio Book: N/A Book Cover: 3 Im doing this review with the least amount of words.
Make your own assumptions. I LOVED the first installment. And I'm sorry to say the second book /5.