The Art of Seduction

The Art of Seduction

Book - 2003
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The season's most talked-about all-purpose personal strategy guide and philosophical compendium", said Newsweek of Robert Greene's bold, elegant, and ingenious manual of modern manipulation, The 48 Laws of Power. Now Greene has once again mined history and literature to distill the essence of seduction, the most highly refined mode of influence, the ultimate power trip.The Art of Seduction is a masterful synthesis of the work of thinkers such as Freud, Ovid, Kierkegaard, and Einstein, as well as the achievements of the greatest seducers throughout history. From Cleopatra to John F. Kennedy, from Andy Warhol to Josephine Bonaparte, The Art of Seduction gets to the heart of the character of the seducer and his or her tactics, triumphs and failures. The seducer's many faces include: the Siren, the Rake, the Ideal Lover, the Dandy, the Natural, the Coquette, the Charmer, and the Charismatic. Twenty-four maneuvers will guide readers through the seduction process, providing cunning, amoral instructions for and analysis of this fascinating, all-pervasive form of power. Just as beautifully packaged and every bit as essential as The 48 Laws
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin, 2003.
ISBN: 9780670891924
Branch Call Number: 306.7 GREENE
306.7 G811a
Characteristics: xxv, 467 p. ; 24 cm.


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Jul 16, 2016

For the psychopath in every family!

black_dog_4723 Jul 07, 2015

Great read!


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