The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World

This title offers a stunning and thought-provoking insight into the modern use of political power from Tony Blair's 'Chief of Staff'. Taking the lessons Machiavelli recorded in his political masterpiece The Prince , Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's Chief of Staff , shows how they can still apply today. Illustrating each of Machiavelli's maxims with a description of events that occurred during Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister, Powell provides a gripping account of life inside Number 10 and draws lessons from those experiences for anyone today who has access to the levers of power. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plotlines removed.