Who is John Galt? Is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battle not against his enemies but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves?
You will know the answers to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this remarkable book by renowned author Ayn Rand. You will discover why a productive genius becomes a worthless playboy. Why a great steel industrialist is working for his own destruction... why a composer gives up his career on the night of his triumph... why a beautiful woman who runs a transcontinental railroad falls in love with the man she has sworn to kill.
Ayn Rand (Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum, 1905–1982), was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her best-selling novels and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism.
Born and educated in Russia, Ayn Rand emigrated to the United States in 1926. She worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood and had a play produced on Broadway in 1935–1936. She first achieved fame with The Fountainhead, published in 1943, which in 1957 was followed by her best-known work, the philosophical novel Atlas Shrugged.
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