Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie

Sister Carrie (1900) is a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she perceives as superior, and later becoming a famous actress. It has been called the «greatest of all American urban novels.
551 printed pages


    Ольга Голиковаshared an impression6 months ago
    👍Worth reading


    Radical Strangerhas quoted7 years ago
    When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one of two things. Either she falls into saving hands and becomes better, or she rapidly assumes the cosmopolitan standard of virtue and becomes worse.
    Daria Dorofeevahas quoted2 months ago
    Talk of a smaller flat sounded like poverty.
    Daria Dorofeevahas quoted2 months ago
    might have been said to be imagining herself in love, when she was not. Women frequently do this.

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