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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

An epic love story between the most selfish, self-centered, egotistical people in the world and their own bloated senses of superiority. Howard Roark is essentially Holden Caulfield grown up: an ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beholderess - LibraryThing

For all it's numerous faults, I have enjoyed reading this book. Or, rather, I had a very intense, enjoyable, intellectually and emotionally stimulating love-hate relationship with it. Also, the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

Ms. Rand is really quite the storyteller, considering she's obviously insane. Seriously, she tells a good multi-layered yarn with interesting complex characters but based on this book and Atlas ... Read full review

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User Review  - jasonli - LibraryThing

"The Fountainhead" is an epic novel about the struggle of a single, American architect against the forces of the unappreciative and, as Rand paints it, evil. Although it is technically a work of ... Read full review

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User Review  - BonnieJune54 - LibraryThing

I spent 3 months reading this off and on. It's astronomically too long. The characters bore so little resemblance to anyone that I have ever known that I had to think of them as space aliens to get ... Read full review

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User Review  - PrissBNS - LibraryThing

Typically I’m not an avid reader of fiction, but I had heard of this book through a friend who recommended it. When I do read novels, I make it a point to read a classic. It took me a total of 6 ... Read full review

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User Review  - stuart10er - LibraryThing

I devoured this book in about 48 hours and then struggled for almost 2 years with Atlas Shrugged. Similar themes - but I thought the story was more tightly told and controlled in this work than her later "masterwork". Read full review

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User Review  - Joanne53 - LibraryThing

I am going to name my next Jack Russell after Ayn Rand's so called "perfect man", Roark. It was difficult to get into her story, so I did it the audio book route. Much better. I hated her female ... Read full review

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User Review  - ajaygx - LibraryThing

Idealistic book... makes one aspire to the ideal. Read full review

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User Review  - salvadesswaran - LibraryThing

Quite a nice piece of work - but I am at loggerheads with the author's philosophy (or what she thinks is philosophy) Read full review


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