By Anton Myrer
Two brothers, as varied as evening and day: one, fascinating and ruthless, buys his manner into Harvard, Wall highway, and excessive society; the opposite brother continues to be by means of his mother's part and makes his solution to the pinnacle with no the effect of cash or prestige.
Raised in separate worlds, those brothers are sure through a sour competition for riches and tool, yet in most cases, for the interesting, wildly attractive girl they struggle all their lives to own, a lady whose ardour for one destroys her love for the other.
Their tale consumes an American century, spanning many years of majesty, fight, upheaval, and conflict. It's an soaking up saga of blameless desires and eco-friendly hope corrupted through gilded temptation.
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That is a tricky one,’ said the Doctor, puffing his cheeks. ‘I can only really tell you what I’ve seen – that I’m pretty sure none of this was here earlier, that it all came into being just like that. . ’ He clicked his fingers. ‘By our own eyes – by the evidence of our senses – we create the universe,’ said the Dazai. ‘Even if, by science, we think we can make some statement about the age of the universe. . It makes no difference to anyone of us as an individual. ’ ‘Cogito ergo sum,’ said the Doctor.
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