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Is The Art of War a True Story?

Arthur Worsley
by Arthur Worsley
M.A. Psychology, Oxford. McKinsey Alum. Founder & Editor at TAoL.

The Art of War is a treatise written by general Sun Tzu. It’s one of the most influential texts used by modern leaders and military strategists, despite being 2,500 years old.

There is some debate as to whether Sun Tzu, the master sun general, wrote his masterpiece alone. Some scholars believe a group of strategists authored the treatise. Nevertheless, it is an influential work of non-fiction that is more guide than autobiography.

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