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Review Steven Pressfield The War Of Art

The book The War of Art by Steven Pressfield suffers from dull writing, both in the stylistic and substantive sense. Steven’s writing style is simplistic and repetitive, not appealing at all, a dragging pain induced from crude wording, his lame imperative and commanding tone. Substantively, the book is a conglomeration of hollow phrases and common beliefs with little meaning or truth, – a pile of platitutes – verba vapida – which leaves the reader quite disappointed. An example of the writing is as follows:

Resistance never sleeps; Resistance is fueled by fear; Resistance recruits allies; Resistance nevers sleeps; Resistance and sex; Resistance and […]

The only good part about this book is that you can finish reading it quickly – or better: don’t even bother.