A special edition hardcover in celebration of Ayn Rand’s centennial. When it was first published in 1943, The Fountainhead--containing Ayn Rand’s daringly original literary vision with the seeds of her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism—won immediate worldwide acclaim. This instant classic... show more
A special edition hardcover in celebration of Ayn Rand’s centennial. When it was first published in 1943, The Fountainhead--containing Ayn Rand’s daringly original literary vision with the seeds of her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism—won immediate worldwide 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 centennial edition of The Fountainhead, celebrating the controversial and eduring legacy of its author, features an afterword by Rand’s literary executor, Leonard Peikoff, offering some of Ayn Rand’s personal notes on the development of her masterwork.
Publish date: April 26th 2005
Pages no: 752
Edition language: English
With illogical-ideology, impractical-philosophy and a bunch of unreal & robotic characters’ this book was 700 pages of crap.
Strong narrative. Great characters. Not my politics, but absolutely riveting.
I'm an admirer of Rand's ideas and writing and I've rated her other novels five stars. Although I certainly find this one worth reading--I like Rand's style and think her ideas are worth considering--I have too many problems with the protagonist of this novel, Howard Roark, to rank this novel highly...
I've avoided reading the books of Ayn Rand for many years, but thought I would give this work a try. I was pleased to find that the story was much more interesting than I anticipated. I found myself really admiring the structure of this work. She breaks it into four distinct parts that follow variou...
Warning: Never finish this book. Contains some offensive words due to personal hatred. Heheh, I plan that one day when I have a lot of free time, nothing meaningful to do at all, I will read this. But then, right, why should I torment myself with something I can't stand?Again, some of my friends sho...