This book offers a fascinating insight into the inner workings of the corporate and government worlds. The reader does a great job and I felt a little disappointed every time I had to pause the book.
I'd have to say that this audiobook is a good way to introduce yourself to "Art of War" but, if you'd like to really get a lot out of it, I'd recommend reading it also. Joe Montegna's reading is perfectly fine, but the text itself is structured in such a way as to not lend itself easily to oral recitation.
This is a fascinating subject and a great audiobook. I initially bought the hardcover version of this book but never made my way through the whole thing and have been regretting it. The audiobook was a great way to consume it.
I love this audiobook as much as I love Ender's Game. All of the same narrators from Ender's Game read for the same characters in Ender's Shadow and I can't stress enough how well that works for these stories. I intend to listen to all of the books in the Ender/Bean series based on how much I liked these two audiobooks. Then I'll play them for my son :)
I can't stress enough how great this audiobook is. The storytelling is absolutely fantastic. The use of a different narrator for each character works very, very well. I'm already moving my way through the rest of the books in the Ender/Bean series and intend to listen to every single one of them; and this book started me off.
The short-form nature of each entry in the book make this a great listen for those times you've got a short commute or just a few minutes to kill listening to something. This is a great audiobook to keep on your device for a long time and work through slowly.
The constant interruptions by the author to verbally state a URL, as part of a footnote within the text, make it nearly impossible to keep your mind engaged in the book. Not to mention the footnotes are apparently incomplete, as every so often the URL he says out loud is actually "http://www.yournamehere.com." It's insane to have done such a thing; and insanely distracting.
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