The Prince: A Political Strategy of Niccolo Machiavelli

  • by Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Narrated by Carson Beck
  • 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"All states, all powers, that have held and hold rule over men have been and are either republics or principalities. Principalities are either hereditary, in which the family has been long established; or they are new. The new are either entirely new, as was Milan to Francesco Sforza, or they are, as it were, members annexed to the hereditary state of the prince who has acquired them, as was the kingdom of Naples to that of the King of Spain. Such dominions thus acquired are either accustomed to live under a prince, or to live in freedom; and are acquired either by the arms of the prince himself, or of others, or else by fortune or by ability."

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Great performance! Fascinating material.

What does Carson Beck bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Powerful narration for this book. Loved the depth of the narrator's voice.


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This review copy audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost."

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- Daman

The Classic Treatise of Political Strategy

The Classic Treatise of Political Strategy by Niccolo Machiavelli stands the test of time. The subject matter is straight forward in this translation. The narration is provided by Carson Beck who does a good job with the performance of the epic material. This review copy audiobook was provided by the author/narrator/publisher free of charge via Audiobook Boom.
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- Joseph Mahoney

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-26-2017
  • Publisher: Monarch Audio