The Art of War

A Graphic Novel

The Art of War
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Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9780711268012
Publisher: Ivy Press
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Description

An entertaining graphic adaptation of the oldest military treatise in the world and a masterpiece of Chinese literature.

Hailed as the oldest philosophical discussion on military strategy, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been adapted as a graphic novel by award-winning illustrator Pete Katz. In this collectible thread-bound edition, the narrative focuses on a teacher instructing a pupil on the main points of Sun Tzu’s treatise, with vibrant battle scenes interspersed throughout. Issues such as planning, tactics, manoeuvring, and spying are illustrated with full-color scenes, so that readers may gain a greater understanding of principles from the fifth century BC that continue to influence generals, politicians and business leaders to this day.

The author

Pete Katz is a half-Irish, half-Greek illustrator born in the East End of London, UK. He has been a freelance illustrator for over ten years and has worked for clients including Oxfam, Harvey Nichols, and the British Museum. He is a member of the international Bad Apple Artist Collective and produces portraits and other commissions, as well as working on graphic novels.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9780711268012
Illustrations: 200
Size: 7.52 in x 10 in / 191 mm x 254 mm
Edition: UK Edition Only
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