Atlas Shrugged Paperback
by Ayn Rand
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
"Atlas Shrugged" is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did.
Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, "Atlas Shrugged" stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read.
It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder - and rebirth - of man's spirit.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 1184 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/02/2007
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141188935
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Review by CliffordDorset
Having been stimulated by the perceptive visions of Ayn Rand in my reading of 'The Fountainhead' I moved to 'Atlas Shrugged'; no mean feat considering the obvious challenge to my reading habits posed by its 1168 pages. However, the decision was thoroughly justified, as 'Atlas Shrugged' has provided even more food for thought than the other. Ayn Rand is surely one of the finest writers of the twentieth century, with her meticulous style and brilliant ideas. She has a grasp of philosophy, science and engineering and how these disciplines stimulate the minds of scientists. She puts to shame both non-specialist writers and supposedly educated people in general, and in this book she is able to develop many complex ideas into a superb vision of how failures to respect the human mind can lead to disaster in society. This is certainly a book that could change your life – if you can open your mind enough.