Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

fiction philosophy challenging mysterious reflective medium-paced

62 hours, 56 minutes | first published 1957

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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. In a scrap heap within an aban...
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Summary of 5986 reviews

Moods

challenging 76%
reflective 54%
dark 33%
tense 33%
inspiring 23%
informative 20%
adventurous 17%
mysterious 16%
emotional 9%
hopeful 8%
sad 8%
funny 4%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 79%
medium 18%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 25% | Plot: 20% | N/A: 6%

Strong character development?

No: 46% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 17%

Loveable characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 39% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.13

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