'The Art of War' is widely considered as one of the definitive treaties on war tactics. Its concise, no-nonsense style has made it everlasting along the ages and within different cultures.
Its teachings have been successfully applied not only in the battlefield, but also in disciplines as diverse as business, law, sports, or even personal development.
The book's structure, divided in 13 short chapters, composed by small aphorisms each no longer than 3-4 lines, makes for an easy and rewarding reading.
"There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must be not attacked, towns which must not be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed." - Sun Tzu