The Fountainhead

  • von Ayn Rand
  • Sprecher: Christopher Hurt
  • 32 Std. 1 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

One of the 20th century's most challenging novels of ideas, The Fountainhead champions the cause of individualism through the story of a gifted young architect who defies the tyranny of conventional public opinion. The struggle for personal integrity in a world that values conformity above creativity is powerfully illustrated through three characters: Howard Roarke, the genius who is resented because he creates purely for the delight of his own work and on no other terms; Gail Wynand, the newspaper mogul and self-made millionaire whose power was bought by sacrificing his ideals to the lowest common denominator of public taste; and Dominique Francon, the devastating beauty whose desperate search for meaning has been twisted, through despair, into a quest to destroy the single object of her desire: Howard Roarke. Dramatic, poetic, and demanding, The Fountainhead remains one of the towering books on the contemporary intellectual scene.

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"Ayn Rand is a writer of great power. She has a subtle and ingenious mind and the capacity of writing brilliantly, beautifully, bitterly." (New York Times Book Review)

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Incredible!

Real stuff starts only after 200 pages. Though I had the book since ten years, I never passed first 100 pages and thought another cheesy love story. I did not realise what I missed all these years.. A perspective! A very different perspective.. it's amazing to see a completely different definition of Ego... Really enjoyed every page of it. a must read for everyone.
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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 07.11.2007
  • Verlag: Blackstone Audio, Inc.