Ayn Rand's Anthem PDF

By Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand's 1937 vintage is as suitable now because the day it used to be written. the tale of 2 voters looking their freedom in a completely collectivized society, "Anthem" is right away a stirring love tale, an event, and a tribute to -- and anthem of -- person liberty. Thought-provoking and encouraging, "Anthem" is however an exhilarating and stress-free e-book to read.

This variation is copyright-free within the usa yet could fall below copyright regulations in definite different nations. published for U.S. use in simple terms. designated Kindle version comprises lively desk of Contents and Author's Foreword.

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This version contains a new foreword via Andrew Ford.

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In spite of the darkness of the next five years I found that the story could not now be wholly abandoned, and I plodded on, mostly by night, till I stood by Balin’s tomb in Moria. There I halted for a long while. It was almost a year later when I went on and so came to Lothlórien and the Great River late in 1941. In the next year I wrote the first drafts of the matter that now stands as Book Three, and the beginnings of chapters I and III of Book Five; and there as the beacons flared in Anórien and Théoden came to Harrowdale I stopped.

Some new misreadings entered into the text, while at the same time others were fixed. In the worst instance, one line of the ring inscription in the chapter ‘The Shadow of the Past’ of The Fellowship of the Ring was simply dropped. , in one edition of The Fellowship of the Ring, the closing two sentences of ‘The Council of Elrond’ simply and inexplicably disappeared. Such glitches have been very much the exception, not the rule, and the text has otherwise maintained a consistency and integrity throughout its computerized evolution.

These, and the indulgence of his publisher, allowed Tolkien a luxury few authors enjoy: multiple chances not only to correct his text but to improve it, and to further develop the languages, geography, and peoples of Middle-earth. The fiftieth anniversary of The Lord of the Rings seemed an ideal opportunity to consider the latest (2002) text in light of information we had gathered in the course of decades of work in Tolkien studies, with Steve Frisby’s research at hand, and with an electronic copy of The Lord of the Rings (supplied by HarperCollins) searchable by keyword or phrase.

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