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Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other infamous strategists. The 48 Laws of Power will fascinate any listener interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

©2010 Robert Greene (P)2010 Robert Greene

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Good read couldn’t put the book down. now i need to find another book to read.

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"Some rise by sin and some by virtue fall".

If you're looking to become the next Prime Minister, or just survive at work in your office, then this book is for you.

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  • alireza
  • 09-12-19

narrated by Richard green gives a finishing touch

Perfect narration. So happy that chose this version of the book His voice finds it's way into your head. Trust me!

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  • Jack
  • 05-04-20

Never gets old

I've read the consise version of this book over 3 times. This my first time listening to the audio version. Everytime I've read it & now listen to it is like the first time. Power is neither good or bad it's all how u use it. The laws can either be used for good or for bad. I strive to have complete sovereignty in life period. A reccomend this book to any person who wants to rise in life period.

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  • Alan
  • 30-04-20

Great details

This is a very detailed view on things. You are bound to find lots of different techniques to help you

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-04-20

Classic. Great stories

Great Historical stories demonstrating each principle. Tips and tricks to empower your self with sociological wisdom. Has good lessons and principles applicable throughout life.

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  • John J. Checki Jr.
  • 05-10-20

God Bless

48 Laws of Power. Golly how very detailed and helpful. Sneaky seems to be a recurring theme.

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  • tri h.
  • 18-09-20

a book for snakes

if you want to be a snake in the grass this is the book for you

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  • Jennifer
  • 28-06-20

Worth Your Time

The best thing I can say is this book is completely worth every minute it takes to read and/or listen. It is eye-opening and really makes you think. Best thing is you can reference it at anytime because many of the chapters apply in everyday life.

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  • james reichenbach
  • 08-01-20

A must for those seeking to ascend.

Fantastic relations between history, modern times, and oneself in relation to the strategy and nature of gaining power. A definite listen.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-11-20

Amazing

Loved it. A Bible for power. Will definitely refer to it till I die

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  • ahusmc
  • 04-11-20

Some sound wisdom and strategy buried in the rest.

Some sound wisdom and strategy buried in lots of dishonorable tactics and ploys. Employ sound judgment and critical thinking when reading this book. If not, you risk ending up like the multitude of the powerful in history who fell so hard from grace and ended up known only for their greed and folly.