Sunday, July 3, 2022

[Book Review] Night of January 16th - Ayn Rand

Writer: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Signet
Format: Mass Market Paperback, 121 pages
Publishing date: 2nd, January 1971
Language: English
Genre: Plays, Fiction, Philosophy, Drama, Classics
Source: Gift from a dear friend
Read on June, 19th 2022
My rating: 5 of 5

Buy a hard copy at Periplus (ID) or a digital copy at Amazon (INT)
On one level, Night of January 16th is a totally gripping drama about the rise and destruction of a brilliant and ruthless man. On a deeper level, it is a superb dramatic objectification of Ayn Rand's vision of human strength and weakness. Since its original Broadway success, it has achieved vast worldwide popularity and acclaim.

"Who is on trial in this case? Karen Andre? No! It's you, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, who are here on trial. It is your own souls that will be brought to light when your decision is rendered.”

Last year I got Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand as a gift, I always know that this friend is a big fan of Ayn Rand, and on one fine day while this dear friend tried to rearrange collection of books, I saw the book and was surprised with the title and the author. The author is Ayn Rand, a philosopher who was famous for Objectivism, hence the title of her book is very dramatic, what makes me surprised that the night of