Anthem

By Ayn Rand
Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
Read by Christopher Lane

2.42 Hours 12/16/2014 unabridged
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A intriguing novella from the critically acclaimed author of The FountainheadAnthem is a thought-provoking dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age, this one characterized by irrationality, collectivism, and socialistic thinking and economics. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur at all) and the concept of individuality has been eliminated.…

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Summary

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One of Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Novels of the Twentieth Century

A intriguing novella from the critically acclaimed author of The FountainheadAnthem is a thought-provoking dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937 and first published in 1938 in England. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age, this one characterized by irrationality, collectivism, and socialistic thinking and economics. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur at all) and the concept of individuality has been eliminated.…

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This is the most beautiful, the most inspiring novel this reviewer has ever read. It is an ethical and philosophical rather than a religious dedication to freedom and the individual.” Joan DeArmond, Fact Forum News
“Contains much food for thought. It is original and powerful, and the author has made good use of the theme.” East Anglian Daily Times

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Author Bio: Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand (1905–1982) was born in Russia, graduated from the University of Leningrad, and came to the United States in 1926. She published her first novel in 1936. With the publication of The Fountainhead in 1943, she achieved a spectacular and enduring success, and her unique philosophy, Objectivism, gained a worldwide following.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English