The Fountainhead

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Penguin Publishing Group, Apr 26, 2005 - Fiction - 752 pages
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When The Fountainhead was first published, Ayn Rand's daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim. This instant classic is the story of an intransigent young architect, his violent battle against conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who struggles to defeat him. This edition contains a special Afterword by Rand's literary executor, Leonard Peikoff which includes excerpts from Ayn Rand's own notes on the making of The Fountainhead. As fresh today as it was then, here is a novel about a hero—and about those who try to destroy him.

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The flow and the pace of the story is beautifully fast. - Flipkart
A book that was difficult to read. - Goodreads
Surely very gripping plot. - Flipkart
Atlas Shrugged was more of a page turner. - Goodreads
A thoroughly disgusting piece of writing. - Goodreads
The font size is small, wish it was a bit bigger. - Flipkart

An old classic

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User Review  - Chrissie - Goodreads

I certainly did like this book, and yet I have an easier time pointing at things that should make me dislike it. That is not the case; I most definitely liked it. This is a book that presents an ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

AYN RAND is the author of "Anthem, The Fountainhead, " and "Atlas Shrugged", and numerous non-fiction essays on philosophy, ethics, politics, art, and literature. Her philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience of adherents and admirers. She died in March 1982.

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