An absorbing book promoting individualism, competition, personal accountability, and truthfulness to self. Rand champions her philosophy, Objectivism, through characters at extreme ends of its beliefs.
Read it if:
You like philosophical ideas delivered through stories and conversations between characters.
You like books that explore multiple perspectives and points of view.
You can take ideas with a pinch of salt.
Skip it if:
You don’t enjoy very descriptive books.
You have a very liberal world view – this book has influenced many famous conservatives, and some of the ideas and themes are morally and ethically unsavoury.
Goodreads Rating: 3.86/ 5
Length: 704 pages
Buy the book: The Fountainhead
If you enjoyed this, check out:
Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand