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The Art of War Audiobook

The Art of War: The Strategy of Sun Tzu

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Publisher's Summary

This timeless text is required listening for any business person or athlete interested in strategy. It includes a soundtrack entitled "The Mysterious Sound of Wind In the Bamboo", a 43-minute collection of Zen-inspired Japanese music by the Matsu Take Ensemble.

Public Domain (P)2011 Trout Lake Media

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    Pascal 10-31-16
    Pascal 10-31-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Half of the book is flute?"

    I was surprised when I saw that this audio book has 2 parts: The actual book and then a series of flute songs. Maybe worth the price, but there are definitely better books to buy with your Audible credits...

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    George B. 06-16-16
    George B. 06-16-16 Member Since 2016

    Traveler in search of further Light.

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    "an oldie but a goodie, this was a fascinating read"

    an oldie but a goodie this was a fascinating read I think others would really enjoy it.

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    Richie Kay 06-16-16
    Richie Kay 06-16-16 Member Since 2015
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    "short but loaded..."

    almost every single sentence is quotable...will listen over and over till I master...can be applied in life and business as in war....

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    Christian 06-11-16
    Christian 06-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "The last few chapters are just pan flute music."

    I'm not sure why someone would do this other than to make the run time seem longer.

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    Amazon Customer 05-23-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Good reading but I don't think that is the whole book"

    The man who read this did very well and I found it quit information. But the entire last half of the book was music. A bad modern recreation of traditional Chinese music that may or may not have been written about war. So don't buy this book but look for the author. This is the first time this type of thing has happened to me in audible and I have listened to more than 200 hours with them so don't take this as a bash on audible!

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    J.B. 04-14-16
    J.B. 04-14-16

    Reading, the arts and physical activity clarify, explain, illustrate, and interpret life’s goods and bads.

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    "Endless Metaphors for Life"

    The Art of War, Written by: Sun Tzu, Narrated by: Mike Borris. This is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC, and the memoirs of a masterful general. It is commonly thought of as a definitive work on military strategy and tactics. You are taught strategies and then provided histories of how the elemental tactics were deployed for the overall stratagem.

    One must be interested in learning about the competitive nature of life, contending therein and winning to find value in the memoir. If you see worth in such leaning then this is a study you can read and enjoy as it has much valued perceptions on combat and therein life.

    This is a study, akin in depth and strategic importance as is The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli. You will read each and consider and return in a few years and reread and continue to learn more each visit. Its knowledge is endless.

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    jordan 04-11-16
    jordan 04-11-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Ending of book"

    The ending was weird! 30 minutes of flute music that just kept going and going. Overall good classic!

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    Ryan Cameron 03-26-16
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    "Eh"

    The music that lasted for multiple chapters at the end was not worth it.

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    Jeffrey 01-17-16
    Jeffrey 01-17-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Music?"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    This book is good until they start playing music as filler or something to eat time.


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    Adam 07-25-15
    Adam 07-25-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Classic comes to life"

    I enjoy this classic over and over. It's simple in presentation but powerful information. Even if you have read it give it a listen. I love the journey my mind takes every time I hear it!

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