I guess I just love dystopian novels. This one really got me hooked from the incipit: "It is a sin to write this" - it just forces you to go on with the reading. The whole setting, the mode of writing, the unconventional first-person plural narration, the astonishing set of rules that govern a distant future Earth just bring you into another point of view, into another dark, blind society where everything is for the sake of the Brother, of the We, with no possible chance for the self to find his or her own way in life, their destiny already given to them at the turning of 15 years old. I don't want to spoil this amazing novel by telling you all the dynamics of the dystopian society created by Ayn Rand, so I'll just leave you with these hints. Don't you already want to read it?!...Continua
A very powerful story about the need for individualism. It's been a long time since I read it, but it's one of those stories that stays with you. It's a fast, easy read - and one that I will most likely read again someday.