The Art of War, With No Commentary (Classic)

The Art of War - Sun Tzu This review is written with a GPL 3.0 license and the rights contained therein shall supersede all TOS by any and all websites in regards to copying and sharing without proper authorization and permissions. Crossposted at Bookstooge.booklikes.blogspot.wordpress.leafmarks.com by express permission of this reviewer

 

 

Title: The Art of War

Series: None

Author: Sun Tzu

Translator: Lionel Giles

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars

Genre: Non-fiction

Pages: 256

 

My Thoughts:

This edition, the Falls River Edition, ISBN #9781435136731, is still the Lionel Giles translation. Thankfully, this has a No Commentary part.

 

The plain text of Sun Tzu’s writings are short, pithy, to the point and yet are vague and general enough that anyone can apply them almost however they want. I can see why this book is popular. I kept wanting to write my own commentary on each of the verses.

 

I’m glad to have finally read this, unalloyed by others’ thoughts and inane comments.

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