Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking. He seems unemployable but finally lands a job with like-minded Henry Cameron, however within a few years Cameron drinks himself to death, warning Roark that the same fate awaits unless he compromises his ideals. Roark is determined to retain his artistic integrity at all costs. Written by
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No Man Takes What's Mine !
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The original novel was a favorite among America's armed forces, during World War II. The lengthy book helped pass the time when things were slow, and it provided inspiration to the troops, to survive the war and build their own dreams after they got home. See more
When Roark is drilling rock in the quarry, he is doing so without any eye protection. See more
I wish I had never seen your building. It's the things that we admire or want that enslave us, I'm not easy to bring into submission.