Charm, persuasion, the ability to create illusions: these are some of the many dazzling gifts of the Seducer, the compelling figure who is able to manipulate, mislead and give pleasure all at once. When raised to the level of art, seduction, as an indirect and subtle form of power, has toppled empires, won elections, and enslaved great minds and bodies. A mesmerizing encore to the bestselling Concise 48 Laws of Power , The Concise Art Of Seduction is a masterful synthesis of the legacies of civilization’s greatest seducers – from Cleopatra to John F. Kennedy. The author once again unpacks the rules of timeless, amoral game and identifies how to create a spell, break down resistance and, ultimately, compel a target to surrender. He unearths the two sides to seduction: the characters and the process. Discover who you, or your pursuer, most resembles. Learn the pitfalls of the anti-Seducer. Immerse yourself in the twenty-four manoeuvres and strategies of the seductive process, the ritual by which a seducer gains mastery over his or her target. This book is an indispensable primer on the essence of one of history’s greatest weapons.