Written over two thousand years ago, The Art of War contains penetrating insights into the nature of power, inter-state rivalry, realpolitik and military success, relevant to any age. It was first translated into English in the early 20th century. Sun Tzu's short lines of argument and pithy aphorisms are highly accessible to modern readers, and his text has almost achieved cult status. He is quoted everywhere 'from divorce courts to Facebook', and has something to offer anyone interested in honing leadership skills and ...

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Maureen R

Sep 26, 2013

Interesting.... but

The hype and mystique were much more interesting than the actual book.
There were some interesting points, but it didn't move me.

readerman

Dec 15, 2012

Strike with Chaos

This excellent little book has plenty of white space on each page for making notes. The translation is very good. This is a book that can be easily taken with you wherever you go.

Michael m

Jun 16, 2012

Great history of early china

Book repetitive and drawn out in places. Hard to bounce back and forth between notes section and main body of book. Full of information for war and life.

Terence B

May 24, 2012

Classic

Is as relevant today and it was then. Great read.

Dawny

Apr 14, 2011

Great WWII Strategy Book

Our son wants to one day be a war historian, and he absolutely loves this book!

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