a comedy in narrative. by George Meredith

Publisher: Oxford U.P.

Written in English
Published: Pages: 547 Downloads: 913
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First published 1879.

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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.