The unabridged is 63hrs long vs abridged 12hrs. . But the real question would be: Atlas Shrugged, Unhinged or absolutely insane? The same. Shop our inventory for Atlas Shrugged: Abridged Edition by Ayn Rand, Edward Herrmann with fast free shipping on every used book we have in stock!. Atlas Shrugged: Abridged Edition by Ayn Rand, Edward Herrmann (Read by) starting at. Atlas Shrugged: Abridged Edition has 0 available edition to buy at.

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The main character tries way too hard before capitulating, allowing the author to write yet more episodes illustrating the corrupt and coercive muck we wallow in, the stuff you’ve encountered all your life, perhaps wondering abridyed life really had to be this way.

This is probably to be expected after somebody hits the reset button on their morality. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. That she abrieged to write this well in a second language is amazing.

I got through the Brick version.

Most readers eventually resettle their minds, but in a different place than it would have been if they hadn’t read this book. The writing style was awful Start reading Atlas Shrugged on your Kindle in under a minute.

The book revolves around the larger issues of private enterprise and entrepreneurship and socialism and government control. Any post that assists in Copyright Infringement will be removed. Knowing her, I suspect that if she read the speeches, it would no longer be her favorite book. I would have written this book differently, but I didn’t write it.


Speaking of speeches, this book has lots of them. The novel seems to me to be particularly timely in regard to the current philosophical debate in American society at this time. Read reviews that mention atlas shrugged ayn rand john galt read this book years ago must read ever read high school dagny taggart required reading thought provoking united states rand and her philosophy hank rearden book i have ever highly recommend black and white ever written even though great book.

She was not downtrodden, but rather, pleased.


I’m somewhat happy to be able so say I have gone through it shruged I would hardly recommend it. Buy this for your kids, make sure they read it, then make sure they learn the right things from it. Rand does write some great triumphant moments Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Her true society would look like a bunch of four year olds, sitting on top of their toys, crying mine, mine, mine! It’s a relief to see this out in the light of day. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

She would not say “Dagny was happy Add both to Cart Add both to List. Its not to terrible narration, its just depressing.

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Shruggedd Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Within the larger theme are many subplots including some romantic intrigue.

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It atkas the fourth and final novel of Ayn Rand. It takes a while to figure out what to do next.

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These recommendations are xtlas posted. Which version of Atlas Shrugged self. It is clear to me that Ayn Rand conveys her personal philosophy within these works. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Probably the most difficult part of reading this book is its length. I am not against a lengthy book, but a self indulgent plus page manifesto in which characters give uninterrupted speeches that take four hours to read and serve no purpose other than to preach the author’s philosophy is completely unnecessary.

Plus is is Edward Hermann narrating. The problem lies with some very old and pervasive ideas that turn out to be senseless, destructive, murderous, and just plain wrong. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. The novel is written in a modern popular style and is mostly highly readable.

I’m not sure what the abridged version is like, normally I avoid them, but for something as slow as AS maybe it is better. Don’t have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers. Withoutabox Submit to Film Abrivged. Explore the Home Gift Guide.