The Abolition of Britain: From Winston Churchill to Princess Diana

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Continuum, 2008 - Great Britain - 332 pages
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Identifies various things that the author feels have gone wrong with Britain since the Second World War and makes the case for the 'many millions who feel that they have become foreigners in their own land and wish with each succeeding day that they could turn the clock back'

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Review: The Abolition of Britain: From Winston Churchill to Princess Diana

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Peter Hitchens, brother of the late Christopher Hitchens, wrote this work on what he saw as the decline of British culture. Hitchens considers the great issue of our times is not so much the political ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maklish - Goodreads

I'm about as far to the Left as one can get without being a hippie but I have to admit I enjoyed this book immensely and - shock, horror! - even found myself agreeing with some of Hitchens's points ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
TWO Born Yesterday
44
THREE Class War
64
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Peter Hitchens is a British journalist, author, and broadcaster. He currently writes for the Mail on Sunday, where he is a columnist and occasional foreign correspondent, reporting most recently from Iran, North Korea, Burma, The Congo, and China. A former revolutionary, he attributes his return to faith largely to his experience of socialism in practice, which he witnessed during his many years reporting in Eastern Europe and his nearly three years as a resident correspondent in Moscow during the collapse of the Soviet Union. He lived and worked in the United States from 1993 to 1995. Hitchens lives in Oxford with his wife, Eve. They have three children.

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