Synopses & Reviews
2 K- Ayn Rand's classic tale of a future dark age of the great ?We, ? in which individuals have no name, no independence, and no values, anticipates her later masterpieces, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.
Rand was a Russian born American author who pioneered the philosophy of "objectivism." Anthem is a futuristic science fiction novella. Man is in a dark age, because of earlier socialistic values. Technology is carefully planned and rarely allowed to advance. Individualism has almost ceased to exist. The theme of individualism versus collectivism runs throughout the novella.