Philosopher of Power
Harper Perennial, 9780061768927, 245pp.
Publication Date: November 3, 2009
Part of the acclaimed Eminent Lives series, Machiavelli is a superb portrait of the brilliant and revolutionary political philosopher--history's most famous theorist of "warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed"--and the age he embodied. Ross King, the New York Times bestselling author of Brunelleschi's Dome, argues that the author of The Prince was a far more complex and sympathetic character than is often portrayed.