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Publisher Description

Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills three thousand 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 reader interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

Don Leslie
hr min
April 2
HighBridge Audio

Customer Reviews

Anomous Writer ,

I understand why people don’t like this book

I read the reviews for this book after I purchased it but before reading it. A lot of the reviews did not have good things to say. I still read the book and boy do I have to say it was a great book good strategy’s and advise! Yes this book is deceptive and a bit manipulating! Sometimes those Tactics are necessary. I think there is something for everyone in this book to apply in your life!

Sohrab S ,


A lot of people are critical with the content in this book because they think that it’s a playbook for how to manipulate others. You COULD use the book for that purpose, but it’s more valuable as a guidebook to inform yourself in regard to how YOU can be influenced and manipulated. People who are uncomfortable with knowing that these social laws are used every day are just putting themselves in a weaker position in life. I strongly advise anyone read or listen to this book if they want to familiarize themselves with the inner workings of social politics.

Chinnedc ,

Conceptually tough to grasp

I don’t know how I felt about this book. I remember a few years ago that this seemed to be highly taboo but now having time to personally listen and review the book myself there did not seem to be anything taboo. There are some topics that are pretty tough to understand and had to reread a couple times. Overall if you have time to dive deep and reflect on how you can put it in application I believe this book could be of intense value.

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