Theft is Legal Book Review

Theft is Legal by Svetoslav S. Elenkov Book Review

After having lived through various government regimes, Svetoslav Elenkov immigrated to the United States. Using his experiences as a guide, he warns of possibilities that arise in nations’ economies. Via life lessons and stories, he examines such topics as hyper-inflation, insurance, and the welfare systems. Stories of his family are touching and help the reader further understand his passion regarding economics.

Truthfully, as a non-fiction piece this book would serve well as an educational piece (perhaps as college-level required reading) or to be read by politicians. Economics majors or those in a similar field could glean quite a bit of wisdom here.

With so much media attention dedicated to the struggle of nations like Greece and on America’s recession, I gather that many readers would appreciate Mr. Elenkov’s views. I found fault with only one of his viewpoints. His take on the welfare system was controversial, but possibly only to me. There are a few people who simply cannot work. A few bad apples milk it for sure, but not all.

One point he made regarding for new cars was astonishing. I’d had no idea. Also, I did appreciate his viewpoint on opening businesses in destitute areas & the benefits of doing so. Hopefully, an entrepreneur will heed his advice.

Educational and extremely focused, I’d recommend ‘Theft Is Legal’ to a business-minded audience and rate it 4 out of 5 stars.

I received 1 eBook in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

Liz Terek is a book reviewer, housewife and homeschooling Mom of 3 sons. She lives in a very rural area and is actively involved in the local church and in community needs projects.