The Financier, a Novel

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Categories: Nonfiction

A brilliant in its historical authenticity novel by the foremost American literary naturalist, Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser. “The Financier” tells a story of American business elite, people who gath


ered enormous wealth during the second half of the nineteenth century. The novel begins with the early years of an American capitalist Frank Cowperwood and follows his life to the period when he, feeling the strength on the professional experience and capital, advances his vital slogan, concerning the first and foremost importance of his wishes. This is a novel of the world where only the strongest are able to “survive” – those who can hold out against the blows of fate and continue their way to their aim. It is also a timely story of speculation, corruption and impunity of thieves.

The Financier, a Novel
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