Summary: The Fountainhead
The Fountainhead pdf free download is a sort of enthusiastic novel written by a female Russian-American author Ayn Rand. At first, twelve publishers rejected the parchment of this book, but then an editor at the Bobbs-Merrill company decided to get it published. Almost 6.5 million copies of this book have been sold worldwide and it has been translated into more than twenty languages.
The story starts as the novel’s protagonist, Howard Roark moves to New York and starts working with a renowned architect Henry Cameron. Meanwhile, Peter Keating, Roark’s fellow student, and housemate also start working in a reputable firm named Francon & Heyer in New York. Keating hires Roark but he soon gets fired from there. After some time, he starts working in a granite quarry owned by Francon. There, he meets Francon’s daughter Dominique (a columnist for The New York Banner). Then, Roark returns to New York for some project.
Dominique also returns to New York and attacks his work in public. Ellsworth M. Toohey (a popular architecture columnist in the Banner) recommends Roark to Hopton Stoddard. Then Dominique marries Keating and turns herself over to him. Soon, she leaves Keating and marries Gail Wynand. Somehow, Wynand meets Roark and they become good friends. Keating gets the commissions for the Cortlandt project and asks Roark to help him out. Roark agrees to it but Keating makes huge changes in the building of Cortlandt.
Roark comes to know about it and dynamites the project to prevent the insurrection of his vision. He gets arrested but Wynand makes every single attempt to defend his friend but unfortunately, fails in it and has to publish a condemnation of Roark. Somehow, Roark proves himself innocent and is released. Wynand asks Roark to build a skyscraper. Eighteen months later, that building is under construction and Dominique marries Roark.