Alan Vonlanthen's Reviews > Steve Jobs
Alan Vonlanthen's review
Oct 28, 2011
Beautifully written. The narrative somehow allows the reader to connect with the character, though it is quite obvious that beneath the genius lied a psychopath. Could he have done things differently (as I used to believe before I read the book)? Could he have been a better person, especially towards other human beings? I strongly doubt it. I'm fascinated by how that bloke could, on the one hand, strive to make the world a better place and to empower human kind, and the other totally lack humaneness. He did make the world a better place: I can't imagine how dull a world without Apple products. I suppose that's why everybody is so passionate about him. You can't totally love him. You can't totally hate him either. In any case you can't remain indifferent. I couldn't let go of the book until the very last page.
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