The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells

The New Machiavelli

byHerbert George Wells

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2011

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pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. Since I came to this place I have been very restless, wasting my energies in the futile beginning of ill-conceived books. One does not settle down very readily at two and forty to a new way of living, and I have found myself with the teeming interests of the life I have abandoned still buzzing like a swarm of homeless bees in my head. My mind has been full of confused protests and justifications. In any case I should have found difficulties enough in expressing the complex thing I have to tell, but it has added greatly to my trouble that I have a great analogue, that a certain Niccolo Machiavelli chanced to fall out of politics at very much the age I have reached, and wrote a book to engage the restlessness of his mind, very much as I have wanted to do. He wrote about the relation of the great constructive spirit in politics to individual character and weaknesses, and so far his achievement lies like a deep rut in the road of my intention. It has taken me far astray. It is a matter of many weeks now - diversified indeed by some long drives into the mountains behind us and a memorable sail to Genoa across the blue and purple waters that drowned Shelley - since I began a laboured and futile imitation of "The Prince
Title:The New MachiavelliFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819910106

ISBN - 13:9782819910107

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