The revolutionary literary vision that sowed the seeds of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's groundbreaking philosophy, and brought her immediate worldwide acclaim.
This modern classic is the story of intransigent young architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite...of Dominique Francon, the exquisitely beautiful woman who loved Roark passionately, but married his worst enemy...and of the fanatic denunciation unleashed by an enraged society against a great creator. As fresh today as it was then, Rand’s provocative novel presents one of the most challenging ideas in all of fiction—that man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress...
“A writer of great power. She has a subtle and ingenious mind and the capacity of writing brilliantly, beautifully, bitterly...This is the only novel of ideas written by an American woman that I can recall.”—The New York Times
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A book that should be revisited throughout life. Such a great motivator for the creators and the producers of the world we live in. It takes courage to be independent and it is worth the struggle. We need more Howard Roark’s in society today.
I find it ironic how many lovers of this book are complaining about the price when much of the message of Rand's ideology point to the freedom of capitalism. Therefore those who supposedly believe in Rand's view should be fine in that Penguin or Apple should charge whatever it wants. Herein lies the hipprocracy of many of Rand's followers: sounds great until it affects you personally.
Capitalist propaganda garbage
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