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Monday, August 31, 2009

Another celebrity recognises the impact of The Fountainhead

DNA, newspaper, interviewed the fashion designer Krishna Mehta in Mumbai.
Fashion designer Krishna Mehta counts The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand as her all-time favourite novel. "There is immense strength portrayed with equally strong emotions which have been written brilliantly, beautifully and bitterly," says the lady who read it thrice so far. The fashion designer selected the book herself as she does with most of her choices, "seldom going by hearsay", she clarifies.

She first read this book about 30 years ago but says that she can still relate to the characters and the circumstances. "They are amazingly captured in the most fluid language," says Krishna.Excerpts from her favourite passage reads: 'She tried to demonstrate her power over him. And he defeated her by admitting her power, she could not have the gratification of enforcing it...'
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