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The Prince

Narrated by: Michael Scott
Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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"The Prince" is a political treatise by Machiavelli that is not considered to be representative of the work published during his lifetime, but is the most remembered. The theories in this book describe methods that an aspiring prince can use to acquire the throne, or an existing prince can use to maintain his reign. These theories include defense and military, perceived reputation, generosity, cruelty versus mercy, gaining honors, fortune and a number of other discourses.

©2018 Niccolo Machiavelli (P)2018 AB Books

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Absolutely TERRIBLE narration

I honestly hated it — lack of appropriate intonation which makes it so hard to follow an already scattered story. It feels as if the narrator is an AI who doesn’t know how to read. Terrible. Buy a paper copy of the book instead.

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Dreadful - a shame I can’t give it Zero.

Read by a passionless robot.

Please don’t bother with this - an utter waste of money and the electrons required to download this.