Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for someone fascinated with gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate keep watch over – from the writer of The Laws of Human Nature.
Within the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 crucial laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum.
Some laws teach the need for prudence (“Law 1: Never Outshine the Master”), others teach the value of confidence (“Law 28: Enter Action with Boldness”), and plenty of recommend absolute self-preservation (“Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally”). Each and every law, regardless that, has one thing in common: an interest in total domination. In a bold and arresting two-color package, The 48 Laws of Power is ideal whether your aim is conquest, self-defense, or simply to consider the rules of the game.