Quite simply and excellent rendition of Sun Tzu's classic text.
Well paced and nicely divided between the two narrators. One reads the translated Sun Tzu wisdom and the other the footnotes and afterwords.
This format really breathes life into a 2600 year old book.
Hawking's guide to the universe gives a handy and generally accessible precis of the theories and their development.
The audiobook is both let down and added to by the narrator, Michael Jackson (no, not THAT one).
Mr Jackson does put real character into the reading, making the delivery seem more personal than a reading. A number of uncorrected stumbles and mispronunciations definitely detract from an otherwise good listen.
This is a rather poor and sketchy history of a lucky dip bag of world rulers.
For me, there was far too much of pseudo-novelisation of historical figures' lives, conversations and physical and emotional reactions.
There must be a better way to treat what should be a fascinating topic that can teach us many lessons.
This book does cover conflict from many of its sources.
I bought this with somebody else in mind so am not really in the best position to say how useful it would be if you really needed it.
It is in a workbook style so it might be more useful in the book form, rather than the audiobook.
That said, it does contain some sound wisdom and will help anybody with conflict problems to address them. Be warned though, it will be a lot of work.
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