Atlas shrugged cd audio book unabridged, professional reading. He won multiple audie awards and twentytwo earphones awards, and his narration of the king james version of the bible remains a benchmark in the industry. If atlas shrugged were required reading for every member of congress and the obama administration, the current financial mess would end faster. Written by ayn rand, audiobook narrated by edward herrmann. Ayn rands depiction of socialism is transparently and creatively described in this book. Atlas shrugged is absurd but strangely compelling books. The first track in this audio book is an introduction with spoilers, so you should skip it if you dont want the surprise to be spoiled. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. The novel is written in a modern popular style and is mostly highly readable.
Narrator scott brick takes listeners on a journey so extraordinary theyll hardly. Ayn rands epochal novel, first published in 1957, has been a continual bestseller as well as an intellectual landmark. The incomparable novel about the men of the mind on strike against the creed of selfsacrifice. Atlas shrugged, cd 1 of 4, part 33 of 94 by audioatlasshrugged. The narrator did an excellent job of capturing the characters.
So, on audible i see two versions, one by scott brick and another by christopher hurt. Atlas shrugged emerged as a premier moral apologia for capitalism, a defense that had an electrifying effect on millions of readers and now listeners who had never heard capitalism defended in other than technical terms. The narration is clear and well acted and the sound is good. Atlas shrugged is the second most influential book for americans today after the bible, according to a joint survey of five thousand people conducted by the library of congress and the book of the month club in 1991. Atlas shrugged audiobook abridged listen instantly. I have a funny feeling people are turning to automated systems such as deeplearning to produce books and as an audiobook narrator its becoming frustrating as finding legitimate work gets harder each day.
Part mystery, part thriller, part philosophical inquiry, part volatile love affair, atlas shrugged is the book that confirmed ayn rand as one of the most popular novelist and most respected thinkers of the 20th century. Summary eddie willers, special assistant to the vice president in charge of operations of taggart transcontinental railroad, is accosted by a bum on the streets. The answer is the astonishing story of a man who said he would stop the motor of the world and did. Atlas shrugged, cd 1 of 4, part 34 of 94 by audioatlasshrugged. Listen to atlas shrugged audiobook by ayn rand, narrated by scott brick. Atlas shrugged is a huge sprawling dystopian novel that combines economics, science fiction, philosophy, and intrique. Atlas shrugged audiobook by ayn rand 9781483086729. Atlas shrugged sparknotes literature guide sparknotes literature guide series by rand, ayn, sparknotes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Atlas shrugged is a righteous book and his voice is too mellow to sound right. Atlas shrugged is divided into three parts, with ten chapters in each part.971 905 305 1359 4 677 204 208 1299 137 573 492 825 466 444 689 1384 604 533 988 1261 876 253 766 527 626 970 1190 1110 1461 322 437 1244 597 209 658 1326 275 1267 411 1471 141